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NHS Interoperability Toolkit

The Toolkit (ITK) is a set of standards and frameworks for making IT systems interoperable.

It follows the strategy to 'connect all' rather than 'replace all', endorsed in the government White Paper, 'Equity & Excellence: Liberating the NHS'.

Background to the NHS Interoperability Toolkit

Read about the ITK background, proof of concept and on-going case studies.

Standards, frameworks and service definitions

Local integration details for trusts and suppliers. Register via TRUD to download documents.


Supplier guidance for taking part in the accreditation process against the published standards.

Making ITK work

Lead the development of ITK through the User Forum.