GP Connect Appointment Management - FHIR API
Use this API to enable administrative and clinical end users to book and manage patient appointments held in any of the principal GP practice systems.
retrieve a patient’s appointments
search for free slots
read an appointment
book an appointment
amend an appointment
cancel an appointment
staff at a GP practice can book, view, amend or cancel appointments on behalf of a patient at another practice
organisations such as NHS 111 call centre, out of hours services, or extended access hubs can book, view, amend or cancel appointments on behalf of a patient at their registered GP practice or federated GP practices
Note: You need to use this API in conjunction with the GP Connect Foundations FHIR API. With this API you can:
get patient details - “Read Patient”
search for patient - “Patient Search”
get practitioner details - “Read Practitioner”
search for practitioner - “Practitioner Search”
get organisation details - “Read Organisation”
search for organisation - “Organisation Search”
get location details - “Read Location”
register patient - “Register Patient”
For more details, see the GP Connect specifications for developers.
Start your development work within 6 months of use case approval. If you miss this date, a review or new submission of the use case will be required. Changes or additional development will also require a review or new use case submission.