Join NHS Open API Lab Advisory Group

The NHS Open API Lab is a new open application programming interface (API) development initiative of Personalised Health and Care 2020 (PHC2020) and NHS Digital, in partnership with the INTEROPen community. Its goals are to accelerate the adoption of interoperable APIs and to ensure that shared API specifications are available to, useful for, and used in care delivery.

NHS Open API Lab Advisory Group

This Advisory Group will provide collaborative leadership to help the NHS Open API Lab achieve its goals.

Members of the group will:

  • Lead and facilitate discussions within their represented communities abut NHS Open API Lab work
  • Provide industry delivery advice about Lab priorities for NHS Digital resource and use
  • Help resolve any issues arising from Lab work

The Lab will offer both virtual and physical collaborative workspaces, with both types of workspace expected to be in use as soon as February 2018. The aim is to bring together developers to accelerate the use of national standards in care delivery APIs, ultimately improving integration across the NHS and social care. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with stakeholders, as the initiative will bring together developers from the NHS, social care, the IT industry and NHS Digital.

The Lab’s key objective is to produce technical specifications for real APIs to seamlessly share digital information between IT systems for effective and efficient care delivery. As a techUK member of this Advisory Group, you will lead consultations within the IT industry and provide guidance to the Lab on key technology considerations.

The Advisory Group is made up of members from: the IT industry; NHS Care Delivery Organisations; National Interface Initiatives; and PHC2020-funded NHS Open API Lab resources. The Advisory Group is chaired by an NHS representative who is also a member of the INTEROPen Board. The Advisory Group will meet on a bi-monthly basis until March 2021, with an annual review of its Terms.

If you are interested in putting yourself forward, please get in touch with Kate Francis.

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