Category Topics

RCPCH Digital Growth Charts

This is a place to discuss the RCPCH Digital Growth Charts project. We are happy to support implementers, offer advice, discuss the project with clinicians, and generally chat about Growth Charts and other child growth parameters such as SDS, Centiles, Thrive Lines and much more!

FHIR Implementation

FHIR implementations are already in the wild within the NHS ...

Child Health Centiles / Growth Charts

This category is for discussion of calculation of child health parameters - including centile and z-score values for height, weight, blood pressure and others - open source approaches to this problem including various software modules and APIs that have been developed - MHRA registration of software that does this kind of calculation - Mobile apps providing this functionality

NHS Spine

Here's an area of just for discussion around the the HSCIC NHS Spine Connectathons.

Healthcare IT Events

Please feel free to use this open category to announce and discuss healthcare events future, present or past.

Ripple OSI

The Ripple community is focused on taking a collaborative, innovative and open approach in the journey
towards an open source Integrated Digital Care Record. We want to change health and social care for the better with an inclusive approach to learning, sharing outcomes and experience with a blend of open source


openGPSoC is a movement started in 2012-13 to lay the foundations for development of an open source GP Clinical System. Here is a place to discuss openGPSoC. We welcome ideas, contributions and enormous financial donations (bank details on request).


The NHoS forum is an area for discussion of an open source healthcare-oriented Linux distribution.


This area is for posting of educational opportunities, training sessions, workshops, or any other learning experience relevant to health technology.

openEHR UK & Ireland

openEHR discussion forum for the 5 nations of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland to collaborate on education, development and implementation of openEHR technologies.


This Category is for open-eObs, the open source National Early Warning Score (NEWS) platform.


OpenEMR is the most popular open source electronic health records and medical practice management solution. It is ONC certified, used internationally, and is provided by a passionate volunteer community.


Code4Health is a programme managed by NHS England to enable the best use to be made of digital tools and technology to deliver safe, high quality, efficient and compassionate care. It aims to educate and inform all participants in the health and care community: citizens, patients, carers, health, care and digital professionals about the possibilities digital technologies open up in health and care and equip them with the tools, knowledge and skills to work together to develop and implement high quality digital solutions.

Open Medical Hardware

Here's a place to discuss open medical hardware, wearables, and health sensors and associated issues.


This is a forum for discussion of the open source EPR and PAS product, openMAXIMS.

Endeavour Health

Endeavour Health Charitable trust is dedicated to joining up every health and social care IT system in the UK so that the citizen can share data efficiently and effectively.


The aim of OpenOdonto is to promote open source software that will be implemented in NHS
community dentistry initially, but by virtue of its commitment to open source licenses, we would like to see it used where it is helpful.

The discussion is for anyone interested in how digital workflow, pathways and clinical decision support can be of help to healthcare, from both a technical and practical view.

Skunkworks Connectathon

Open Source Skunkworks and Connectathons

NHS e-Referral Service Integration

This section is for discussion and support for the NHS e-Referral Service APIs. The NHS e-Referral Service has released a range of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Ecosystem resources to support third party solution integration. A key aspect of the NHS e-RS vision is to enable local innovation and adoption of paperless referrals. You can do this in a secure and controlled manner using our APIs. The APIs are a well-defined interface aiding new software solutions in a simple way.