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NHS number card for Apple / Android wallets
Ability to add an NHS card to your Apple or Android wallet. Which would include; name and NHS number.
Suggested by: Andrew Raynes (19 Mar, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Under consideration platform platform-phase-3
SCR API: Patient access to summary care records
Please could you consider opening up the Summary Care Record API to patient access?
Suggested by: Antoni Peychev (16 Mar, '22) • Upvoted: 07 Feb • Comments: 0
Under consideration api scr-fhir-api
API for NHS job search
API for NHS job search to appear on local Health & Care careers website
Suggested by: Tina (20 Jan, '22) • Upvoted: 19 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Under consideration api unknown-api
PDS Reference Implementation and Library in C#
We are working on creating a PDS Reference Implementation specifically in C# to help developers integration journey of their software with the PDS API. Please add ...
Suggested by: Sanjay Champaneria (19 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 05 Feb • Comments: 0
In progress api pds-fhir-api
PDS FHIR API supports capabilities interaction
FHIR R4 includes the capabilities interaction: "Applications SHALL return a resource that describes the functionality of the server end-point." ...
Suggested by: Dunmail (12 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 01 Mar, '22 • Comments: 0
Organisation Data Service (ODS) API - Search by address
Currently, we can search for an organisation by name and by postcode but not by address. Can you add a search by address feature to the ORD & FHIR versions of the API?
Suggested by: S Path (20 Oct, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Jan • Comments: 0
Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) - application restricted nomination update
Dispensing systems have a requirement to update patient nomination, we are trying to move towards an application restricted model for dispensers and at the moment ...
Suggested by: Toby Moore (31 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 05 Feb • Comments: 0
Under consideration api eps-fhir-api
PDS "Get Patient" should support If-None-Match request
GP System regularly poll for changes to the Patient record. Most of the time that PDS Record has no changes. The PDS FHIR API sends back the "ETag" header when ...
Suggested by: Emile Axelrad from Medicus (12 May, '21) • Upvoted: 05 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
COVID-19 Test Results API
Use this API to access the COVID 19 Test Results for a patient using their NHS Number. Only results that have been matched to an NHS number will be returned. For each ...
Suggested by: Gareth Dempsey (04 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 01 Jun, '21 • Comments: 0
PDS search - nicknames
PDS search already copes with phoneme matches such as "Isobel" and "Isabel" and shortened names such as "Rob" for "Robert", but won't match common nicknames such as ...
Suggested by: Tony Heap (23 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 14 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Message Exchange for Social Care and Health REST API
API for exchange of healthcare data between organisations
Suggested by: Mike Mcatominey (19 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Jan, '21 • Comments: 0
Child Protection - Information Sharing (CP-IS) FHIR API
A FHIR-conformant API for accessing child protection information in CP-IS. This would replace parts of the existing HL7 V3 API and would include improved ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (09 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
OAuth support for single page apps
Some of our APIs require the end user to authenticate themselves and/or authorise their software to access them, using the OAuth 2.0 standard. OAuth 2.0 uses ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (12 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Jan, '21 • Comments: 0
Under consideration make-building-apis-easier platform platform-phase-3
Ability for developers to monitor the status for the platform and APIs
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Mar, '22 • Comments: 0
Under consideration make-help-and-support-easier platform platform-phase-2
Exemplar API - PDS FHIR API - search & retrieve - integration test
Provide an integration testing environment for the PDS FHIR API - search & retrieve endpoints, including testing authentication with NHS Identity.
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Apr, '21 • Comments: 0
FHIR validation service
Provide a service for validating FHIR message payloads. Possibly, this should be part and parcel of API sandboxes (and to some extent it already is).
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Under consideration make-testing-easier platform platform-phase-3
Make NHS App onboarding easier
Bringing this strategic, high volume service on to digital onboarding.
Suggested by: Alex Lord (24 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 13 Jan • Comments: 3
NHS App API - Allow sending in-app messages larger than 1000 characters in length
The NHS App API currently restricts the length of the body text of in-app messages to 1000 characters. This is proving to be too restrictive for some desired use ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (06 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 • Comments: 2
Done api nhs-app-api
Ambulance Analytics API
FHIR API for ambulance trusts to submit details of ambulance transfers of care to NHS Digital's DPS system. This enables analysis of ambulance data and emergency ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Sep, '20 • Comments: 2
Done ambulance-analytics api
API service level documentation
Update our API specifications to include the service level that applies to that API. For example, is the API a "platinum" service which is supported 24x7 or is it ...
Suggested by: Tony Heap (17 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Feb, '22 • Comments: 1
Generic API endpoint to automatically submit NHSD metadata for Health Data Research (HDR) UK Innovation Gateway publication. The Health Data Research Innovation ...
Suggested by: Rachel Brown (12 Oct, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Mar, '22 • Comments: 1
Utilise Android OS for personal device CIS2 Authentication
Permit the functionality of iOS user/authentication for CIS2 to be extended (built out) for Android devices, negating the need for the most expensive form of mobile ...
Suggested by: Andrew Reavell (22 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Oct, '21 • Comments: 1
Under consideration make-building-apis-easier platform platform-phase-3
Facility for people interested in an API to be notified of new releases
Historically it has been difficult to stay informed of API updates, particularly if these were not on TRUD. It would help if developers could subscribe to an Api ...
Suggested by: Afzal Mufti (21 Apr, '21) • Upvoted: 17 May, '21 • Comments: 1
Under consideration make-help-and-support-easier platform platform-phase-3
Add usage patterns to API-M website
I think it would be useful to add the usage pattern to entries in the API catalogue pages - "open access", "application restricted" and "user restricted" as a ...
Suggested by: Danny Ruttle (31 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 17 May, '21 • Comments: 1
API finder / wizard
An addition to the API catalogue that allows you to find the API you need based on the user case you're trying to achieve. For example, you might type "search for a ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (12 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 15 Mar, '21 • Comments: 1
National RBAC role selection UI
Currently, for smartcard users, the Identity Agent will ask the end user to select a role to use for the current session (using the list of nationally-defined roles ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (16 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Nov, '20 • Comments: 1
Under consideration make-design-and-build-easier platform platform-phase-3
PDS FHIR API - application-restricted / smartcardless - search match uniqueness
If the application-restricted form of this API were to provide a single result per query, regardless of a multi-match trace scenario, is it possible to provide a ...
Suggested by: JKMCS (14 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Oct, '21 • Comments: 1
e-RS APIs - Book/Schedule an Appointment for a Referral
Addition to the e-RS APIs suite to allow a new booking to be scheduled from a 3rd party system.
Suggested by: Simon Hudson (11 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Feb • Comments: 1
PDS FHIR API - exit beta
Get enough user feedback to be sure the PDS FHIR API is "good enough" to be considered a stable service.
Suggested by: API Management Team (06 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Mar, '21 • Comments: 1
Done api pds-fhir-api
API producer analytics
Ability for API producer teams to see analytics on the use of their API.
Suggested by: API Management Team (31 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 29 Jan, '21 • Comments: 1
Help and support - response time SLAs
Define and implement response time service level agreements for responding to support requests.
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Feb • Comments: 1
Test data tool refresh / single sign-on
The test data tool is a little long in the tooth, and also requires a separate account from the developer account, which we have to set up for you (not self service). ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Oct, '20 • Comments: 1
Under consideration make-testing-easier platform platform-phase-3
Developer portal - role specific user journeys
Enhance the developer portal with user journeys for user journeys for specific roles e.g. coder / architect, tester, product owner / BA, security officer, clinical ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 16 Apr, '21 • Comments: 1
API catalogue - remove obsolete API portals and specifications
Remove obsolete API portals such as those on TRUD and Health Developer Network and redirect them to the new API catalogue. Remove specifications for retired APIs.
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Jan, '21 • Comments: 1
In progress make-learning-easier platform platform-phase-2
Developer guide exemplar - PDS
An online guide containing best practice guidance for developing software that uses the PDS APIs.
Suggested by: API Management Team (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 22 Sep, '20 • Comments: 1
Build and publish a domain model for NHS Digital APIs that defines a taxonomy for domains and consider how that impacts our API URL namespace. Ties in with feature to ...
Suggested by: API Management Team (08 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Dec, '22 • Comments: 1
Online developer portal
Internet-facing web pages with single starting point and general info on getting started with NHS Digital APIs.
Suggested by: API Management Team (28 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Nov, '22 • Comments: 1
Streamline testing for API consumers in INT
Feedback from multiple teams reiterated the need for more aligned/standardised test data packs and examples can be made available for testing. 1. Need for test ...
Suggested by: APIM Deathstar Team (14 Mar) • Upvoted: 2 days ago • Comments: 0
Building healthcare software guide for user authentication and authorisation
A guide explaining how to do user authentication and authorisation in healthcare software for the NHS in England, including NHS Care Identity Service 1 & 2, NHS ...
Suggested by: Tony Heap (06 Mar) • Upvoted: 09 Mar • Comments: 0
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) API - updates - FHIR R4
Provide a version of the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) API which allows updates and uses the FHIR R4 standard.
Suggested by: Tony Heap (10 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 15 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
GP Connect Prescriptions Management FHIR
NHS Digital are developing a new set of Patient Facing Service (PFS) APIs to standardise the PFS APIs for New Market Entrants/foundation system suppliers. This work ...
Suggested by: Paul Swinson (09 Nov, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Under consideration api gp-connect
ODS - correctly-cased organisation names on JSON and FHIR APIs
Currently the name of an organisation that is returned from either ODS API is in all-caps. It would be a lot nice for display purposes if the names were in a ...
Suggested by: Richard Ward (19 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 13 Jan • Comments: 0
NHS website content API
Migration of content APIs (Health A-Z, Medicines, Mental Health, Live Well, Common Health Questions, Pregnancy, Video from the NHS.uk developer portal ...
Suggested by: Rachel Gibson (05 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 10 Oct, '22 • Comments: 0
In progress api NHSuk-content-api
Create a building healthcare software guide for the terminology domain
Create a non-technical guide to building software that deals with the terminology used within the NHS in England.
Suggested by: SACHIN PATHAK (23 Aug, '22) • Upvoted: 09 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
In progress make-learning-easier
Make EPS FHIR API onboarding easier - Dispensing POC
EPS is sometimes described as one of our most difficult APIs to onboard. It has been suggested that we could test if it can be made easier via the Digital Onboarding ...
Suggested by: Alex Lord (20 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 25 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
In progress eps-fhir-api make-onboarding-easier
Service Search API
API to find information about NHS services, including lists of NHS organisation types, organisations, and coronavirus (COVID 19) walk-in sites. search for NHS ...
Suggested by: Joe Walker (10 Jun, '22) • Upvoted: 02 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
In progress api service-search-api
MESH APIs - services or standards?
We have a number of entries in our API catalogue which are centrally-defined MESH message formats, such as the various Transfer of Care messages - see ...
Suggested by: Tony Heap (04 Mar, '22) • Upvoted: 05 Feb • Comments: 0
PDS FHIR API - search exclusion criteria e.g. death
The ability to exclude certain search criteria from results in PDS e.g. exclude PDS records that have a formal death.
Suggested by: Laura (08 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Prescription tracker API to expose EPS data
A new version of the FHIR tracker API to allow medication information to be exposed.
Suggested by: Toby Moore (07 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 15 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
In progress api eps-fhir-api eps-tracker-api
GP Registrations Management Information API
Capture Management Information from Foundation Suppliers in order to diagnose the health of GP Registrations that happen via GP2GP or via the PSS, to improve the ...
Suggested by: Alina Balusescu (23 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Jun, '22 • Comments: 0
In progress api gp-registrations-mi gp2gp-mi-api