Specifications for a Standard Patient Identification Band - Tasmania


You will need to comply with the patient identification band specifications if you intend to operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre.

These specifications describe the standard features patient identification bands should have, and comprise:

  • colour
  • size
  • comfort
  • usability
  • method for recording patient identifiers
  • information presentation
  • new technology.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Department of Health

Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 3856
Email: hselicensing@health.tas.gov.au
Website: Private Health Establishments Regulation and Licensing (Opens in new window)