NHS Booking and Referral Standard

Guide v1.5.0 | Core v1.2.1 | Package v1.30.0

Welcome to the BaRS implementation guide.


These pages provide guidance on how to implement the Booking and Referral Standard and gain accreditation. The guide is designed for developers, business analysts, product owners and anyone involved at any stage of going live with BaRS.

For more information on the NHS England program delivering the standard please see the booking and referral website.

You can use the guide to support your analysis and define the scope of your solution.

However, as a developer, you may wish to start with the following:

The guide is divided into a number of sections:
About BaRS provides essential background and guiding principles along with prerequisites Applications provides the BaRS Core and BaRS Applications implementation guides
Testing and Environments provides information on testing and environments Assure describes guidance for the assurance process
Deploy provides the deployment toolkit FHIR Assets, the complete directory of FHIR assets
Help and support provides a site map and general guidance on how to use the implementation guide
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