Spine Directory Service - FHIR API
Use this API to access the Spine Directory Services (SDS) - an endpoint and identifier directory for Spine and Spine connected systems, containing information on organisations, people and systems registered in the Spine Directory Service (SDS).
- search for information on systems
You cannot currently use this API to:
- search for organisations
- search for people
GP Connect provider and consumer systems are registered in SDS in order to enable:
- consumer systems to look up provider system’s ASID and endpoint information
- the Spine Secure Proxy to allow or deny requests based on known identifier and endpoint information
This API uses the Application-restricted pattern. For more information on this pattern, please see our Security and Authorisation page <https://digital.nhs.uk/developer/guides-and-documentation/security-and-authorisation#user-restricted-apis> within the NHS Digital Portal.