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Secure Messaging v1.0.3

EP-1880:2014 Secure Messaging v1.0.3
Published Date
Product Delivery
Identifier Name Publication Date
EP-1880:2014 Secure Messaging v1.0.3 22-10-2014
EP-1644:2014 Secure Messaging v1.0.2 10-03-2014
EP-1566:2013 Secure Messaging v1.0.1 19-12-2013
EP-0998:2009 Secure Messaging v1.0 28-12-2009

NEHTA’s Secure Messaging provides software developers with information and tools to assist in the implementation of Secure Message Delivery (SMD) and Endpoint Location Service (ELS).  Information for healthcare providers wishing to use secure messaging is available at

Through collaboration between NEHTA and the software industry, Standards Australia published Australian Technical Specification (ATS) 5822 E-Health Secure Message Delivery (SMD) in March 2010.

ATS 5822 is supported by the following foundational specifications which are common to other eHealth solutions, including Electronic Transfer of Prescription, the Personally Controlled eHealth Record, and the Healthcare Identifiers Service:

  • ATS 5821 E-Health XML Secured Payload Profiles
  • ATS 5820 E-Health Web Services Profiles

The above publications are available via

Please contact NEHTA ( if you would like access to secure messaging test tools.