Standing Orders and Clinical Guidelines - Tasmania


You may be required to comply with these standing orders and guidelines if you are a controlling authority, medical practitioner, nurse or other person exercising their responsibilities with regard to any treatment, clinical procedure or clinical matter within the mental health field.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Mental Health Act 2013 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Mental Health and Statewide Services

Contact details

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


Mental Health and Statewide Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Toll Free: 1800 332 388
Phone: 03 6166 0766