National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) is a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate solution used to access digital health services such as:
- Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service
- My Health Record
- Electronic prescribing
- Secure messaging
NASH is used by healthcare provider organisations and supporting organisations to:
- Authenticate and securely access digital health services
- Digitally sign documents and other transactions
- Encrypt health information for secure exchange
Software developers can apply for a NASH PKI test kit by emailing [email protected]
Healthcare organisations can obtain a NASH SHA-2 certificate in Health Professional Online Services (HPOS)
This Developer Guide is for the use of developers whose products connect to the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Service, My Health Record, Electronic Prescribing and Secure Messaging with a National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) PKI Certificate.
This Developer Guide provides guidance for developers on how to test their NASH SHA-2 software enhancements and submit evidence of their product’s readiness to the Agency for assessment.
Changes to the National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) PKI certificates.