Personal Demographics Service MESH
Use this message integration to search the Personal Demographics Service (PDS) for patient details, using the MESH UI.
The PDS MESH service - formerly known as Master Patient Trace (MPT) - is provided for organisations that do not want to write their own software - typically NHS trusts or local authorities.
It is not intended for software integration - use the PDS FHIR API instead.
It is a batch message integration. It does not expect an immediate response from PDS.
It requires PDS access approval and a MESH mailbox set up before you can use it.
create a file containing a trace request
send the trace request to PDS
check for replies and download the response
For how to use PDS MESH, see Using the PDS MESH service with the MESH user interface.