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National Record Locator - FHIR API


Use this API to locate and access patient information shared by other healthcare organisations, to support the direct care of those patients, using the National Record Locator (NRL).

As a "provider" or "producer" who holds information about patients, you can:

create a pointer in the NRL to your information

replace your NRL pointer with a newer pointer, superseding the old one

update your NRL pointer status to "entered in error"

delete your NRL pointer to this information

As a "consumer" who needs access to the patient information being shared by providers, you can:

search for information by parameters including information ID, patient, information provider, information type,  or number of matching results

retrieve an NRL pointer and access the information

There is a growing list of health and social care organisations authorised to share records using NRL.


National Record Locator - FHIR API documentation