Product Backlog

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NHS App API - Patient Appointments

Allow Hospital Patient appointments to be sent to NHS App. Most hospitals have extensive support for appointment messages (in HL7v2) these can easily be transformed ...
Suggested by: Kevin Mayfield (18 May, '21) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 4
Under consideration api nhs-app-api

Patient Letter to NHS App

Ability to push a patient letter into NHS App as alternative to sending out via post
Suggested by: Mike Bland (17 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration api nhs-app-api

NHS App API - messages containing links to onboarded services should support single sign on (SSO)

In-App messages that are sent containing links to onboarded "silver"/"web" integrated features should be rendered in such a manner that clicking upon them will ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (18 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 24 Nov, '21 Comments: 2

NHS App API - default the push notification URL to the messaging inbox when sending by both channels

Suggestion received from Glen Robson @ Enigma Interactive on 23 Nov 2020: "If we want to link the push notification with a message (by sending both in the same ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 10 Dec, '20 Comments: 1

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, '23 Comments: 3

NHS App API - Elective Waiting List

An API to deliver waiting list data to the NHS App via the Wayfinder aggregator. This will provide data on the point at which a patient was added to a waiting list.
Suggested by: Jordan Azam (09 May, '23) Upvoted: 12 Feb Comments: 2

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

NHS App API - allow a single communication request to send both in-app message and push notification

A common use case of the NHS App API is to send citizens an in-app message, with an associated native push notification alerting the recipient to the existence of ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 17 May, '21 Comments: 0

NHS App API - provide endpoints based upon HL7 FHIR R4

The current Communication endpoint in the NHS App API is non-FHIR. Transition to providing only endpoints that are based on HL7 FHIR R4. Endpoints for creating ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 17 May, '21 Comments: 0

NHS App API - support headings in in-app messages

The subset of markdown supported by NHS App in-app messages does not currently include headings. For lengthier messages, this makes it impossible for recipients ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (21 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 21 Oct, '21 Comments: 2

NHS App API - allow push notification content to include the message sender name

The NHS App API offers an endpoint that allows the sending of an in-app message with an associated push notification. ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (23 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration api nhs-app-api

NHS App - include EPS Medications (EPS FHIR RESTful API)

The NHS Digital EPS Service acts as a prescription tracker and has real time information on both prescriptions and fulfilment of these prescription orders ...
Suggested by: Kevin Mayfield (26 May, '21) Upvoted: 26 May, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration api nhs-app-api

NHS App API

An API that allows healthcare providers to engage with NHS App users. The first use case is sending in-app messages and notifications to patients via the NHS App.
Suggested by: Tony Heap (09 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 09 Oct, '20 Comments: 1

NHS App API - Allow NHS App API consumers to sign up without providing a Callback URL

API consumers signing up to use the NHS App API at https://portal.developer.nhs.uk/my-apps are forced to enter a dummy Callback URL, despite this information not ...
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '20 Comments: 0

NHS App API - support markdown in the body of in-app messages

Allow rich formatted text within the body of in-app messages by supporting a subset of the markdown, instead of only plain text with linkified URLs.
Suggested by: Ian Nelson (09 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '20 Comments: 0