The Design & Build section contains descriptions of approaches and suggestions for building APIs including an example Reference Implementation.
|Design||Describes points to consider during the design of a system including: Patterns & topologies; exchange paradigms; access; security; and get record|
|Reference Implementation||Describes how the Care Connect Reference Implementation was built and offers inspiration for the design and connection of your own implementations|
|Build (Work in Progress)||A collection of tools and descriptions of aspects to consider while building your own Care Connect implementation|
Please see or contribute to INTEROPen to support the wider community efforts of providing a completely defined API service.
Providing an API
The following diagram explains the elements of APIs allowing the development of APIs:
NHS Digital is contributing to progressing the profile development (see Overview section). Invitations are open for the INTEROPen community to get involved and progress the wider developer ecosystem as defined above.
This site is structured around Care Connect stakeholders including API users, developers and architects. Please get involved in the journey.