This guide is to be used across NHS Digital FHIR R4 API's when implementing Medicines. It should be used in conjunction with the Dose Syntax Implementation Guide which specifies the requirement for structured dose syntax in FHIR (R4).
The guide is core to the FHIR EPS API. An design overview for FHIR EPS can be found here:
Detailed EPS API documentation can be found here:
Related NHS Digital Guides
FHIR RESTful API
FHIR is described as a RESTful specification based on common industry level use of the term REST. A set of recommend RESTful interactions are described in the SearchParameters section of the CapabilityStatement
FHIR Messaging (Events)
FHIR Resources can be used in a traditional messaging context, much like HL7 v2. A set of recommend messaging interactions are listed below.
|Prescription Messages||Dispense Messages|
NHS Digital Developer API Catalouge
In the NHS API Catalogue see the following seections: