Health Identity

In this section

  • The National Health Index is a mechanism for uniquely identifying every health care user. Read more
  • The Health Practitioner Index is a database of health practitioners, facilities and organisations that either fund or deliver health and/or disability services. Read more
  • Information on the Medical Warnings System (MWS). The MWS can be accessed through the National Health Index, but access to data on the MWS is restricted solely to health and disability support services for use in caring for the individual. Read more
  • Information about address validation and geocoding, including information about the new Health-e-Address (eSAM) validation service available for integration in sector applications. Read more
  • Information on providing ethnicity data to the national systems and collections. Read more
  • The Health Identity Programme will deliver a single integrated system that will lay the foundation for a secure and transferable electronic shared care record. Read more