National Authentication Service for Health

Healthcare providers and supporting organisations use the National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) to securely access and share health information.

About

NASH Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates help you to:

  • access My Health Records
  • securely share health information using software that meets Secure Message Delivery requirements and
  • access the NASH directory on the Certificates Australia website

Read more about PKI.

Eligibility

You're eligible for a NASH PKI certificate if your organisation is registered in the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service as:

  • a healthcare provider organisation
  • a contracted service provider, or
  • a general supporting organisation that assists in the delivery of digital health

NASH PKI certificates aren’t available for individual healthcare providers registered in the HI Service.

Read more about applying for your healthcare identifier and NASH PKI certificate.

Applying

NASH PKI certificate for healthcare provider organisations

NASH PKI certificates for healthcare provider organisations are only available through Health Professional Online Services (HPOS).

Read more about NASH PKI certificate for healthcare provider organisations

NASH PKI certificate for contracted service providers and general supporting organisations

Managing

National Authentication Service for Health directory

The NASH directory lists healthcare providers and supporting organisations with an active NASH PKI certificate.

Read more about NASH directory

Manage your NASH PKI details

You manage your NASH PKI certificate by updating details in the HI Service.

Read more about Managing your details

Manage your certificates

There are several ways you can manage your NASH PKI certificates.

Read more about managing your certificates

Resources

Useful links

You may find the following National Authentication Service for Health links useful.

Read more about useful links

Software vendors and developers

Information and resources about NASH PKI certificates to help software developers or vendors that work in healthcare provider organisations.

Read more about NASH PKI certificates for software vendors and developers

Page last updated: 8 January 2019