TRUD, Message Specifications

Message Specifications

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Ambulance Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support Ambulance messaging.

HL7 CDA

Child Health Data Sharing Domain Message Specification

This specification supports the sharing of child health records, for example to support the eRedbook initiative.

HL7 V3

Child Protection Information Sharing Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the rollout of the Child Protection Information Sharing (CP-IS) system.

A Release Candidate (RC) designates the document as being available for production build purposes, and available for First of Type deployment. Accreditation to this specification is available, but it should be noted that there may be a need to incorporate minor amendments when the specification reaches Final status.

HL7 V3

Child Screening Domain Message Specification Pack

This specification details the message definitions and interactions required to support the Child Screening work stream.

HL7 CDA

Crisis Care Extract Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required for Crisis Care Extract messaging to support the sharing of care plans for urgent and emergency care.

HL7 CDA

Discharge Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support Discharge messaging. For discharges relating to inpatient care please use the Transfer of Care Domain Message Specification

HL7 CDA

Document Retrieval Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the document retrieval work stream.

HL7 V3

Electronic Prescription Service Domain Message Specification

Electronic Prescription Service enables prescribers - such as GPs and practice nurses - to send prescriptions electronically to a dispenser (such as a pharmacy) of the patient's choice. This makes the prescribing and dispensing process more efficient and convenient for patients and staff.

HL7 V3

Emergency Department Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support Emergency Department messaging.

HL7 CDA

End of Life Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the End of Life QIPP work stream.

HL7 CDA

FGM RIS - Domain Message Specification

The FGM RIS Domain Message Specification contains details of FHIR message definitions and interactions required to support the rollout of the FGM Risk Indication System NHS Spine 2 National Service interface.

HL7 FHIR

Health and Social Care Integration Domain Message Specification

This specification supports the communication requirements of the Common Assessment Framework for Adults.

This Department of Health policy is intended to improve the experience of individuals and their carers who use health and social care services by introducing a more proportionate and personalised assessment and care and support planning process, supported by information sharing between NHS and social care IT systems. The programme of work has three core components: Assessment with Care and Support Planning, Hospital Discharge Notifications to Social Care and NHS Continuing Healthcare.

This pack must be used in conjunction with the contents of the NHS Interoperability Toolkit Core Pack.

HL7 CDAHL7 V3

Health Protection Electronic Notification (HPEN) Domain Message Specification

This specification enables the electronic notification of notifiable diseases from primary care to Public Health England.

HL7 CDA

MyCareRecord Domain Message Specification

This specification is a draft for consultation to support a CDA profile using the core clinical headings documented in the "Standards for the clinical structure and content of patient records". These core clinical headings are those that are the priority for inclusion in Electronic Health Records (EHRs), as set out by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in 2008.

HL7 CDA

NHS 111 Domain Message Specification

NHS 111 Domain Message Specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the national rollout of NHS 111.

HL7 CDAHL7 V3

NHS CP-IS Spine Mini Service Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the rollout of the Child Protection Information Sharing (CP-IS) Spine Mini Service.

HL7 V3

NHS Interoperability Toolkit Dashboards

Message specifications for defined aggregated data on patient encounters.

This pack must be used in conjunction with the contents of the NHS Interoperability Toolkit Core pack.

HL7 V3

NHS Interoperability Toolkit HL7 v2

Message specifications that utilise HL7 version 2. For example, messages for admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) of a patient.

This pack must be used in conjunction with the contents of the NHS Interoperability Toolkit Core pack.

HL7 V2

NHS Messaging Implementation Manual

The Messaging Implementation Manual for the HL7v3 messages defined by CFH. Details the messaging interfaces for the HL7v3 messages intended for use on the SPINE.
Please note: These messaging specifications are provided as one part of the implementation information required to implement the CFH defined messages. Suppliers should consult with their relevant CFH implementation team, before embarking on any development utilising these specifications.


Non-coded CDA Document Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the national rollout of Non-coded CDA Document.

HL7 CDA

Notifications Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the notifications work stream.

HL7 V3

Out of Hours Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support Out of Hours messaging.

HL7 CDA

Outpatients Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support Outpatients messaging.

HL7 CDA

PDS Mini Services Domain Message Specification

The PDS Mini Services domain message specifications contain details of message definitions and interactions to connect to NHS National Services, commonly known as the PDS (Person Demographic Services) on Spine. Essentially these are a set of specifications to enable suppliers of third party software to provide solutions for a greatly simplified interface for accessing a subset of the SPINE services i.e. PDS.

HL7 V3

Telehealth Domain Message Specification

This specification contains details of message definitions and interactions required to support the national rollout of Telehealth.

Please note that his specification should be read in conjunction with the NHS Interoperability Toolkit Core pack.

HL7 CDA

Transfer of Care Domain Message Specification

This specification supports the Transfer of Care, for example the eDischarge inpatient summary.

HL7 CDA