The adoption of a common
GET API syntax to read a specific resource from a FHIR server would allow the same software to, for example, read a FHIR resource from a GP system or read a FHIR resource from shared records service. The query syntax can be the same, using a different base URL technical end-point.
GET by 'id'
To query a FHIR server for a specific resources where the
id is a nationally understood unique identifier;
Where X26 is the ODS code as per the NHS Digital FHIR ODS API.
Where 9000000009 is a valid NHS Number as per the NHS Digital FHIR PDS API.
GET by 'identifier'
To query a FHIR server for a specific resource by