Department of Health

NEPT legislation and clinical practice protocols

Key messages

  • The Department of Health administers the Non-Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT) Act and Regulations.
  • Clinical practice protocols guide all NEPT activities.

The Department of Health is responsible for implementing the Non-Emergency Patient Transport and First AId Services Act 2003 and Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations 2016.

Clinical practice protocols

The 2019 non-emergency patient transport: Clinical practice protocols are for use by licensed providers of non-emergency patient transport for the triage and care of patients during transport.

Downloads - Key documents

Non Emergency Patient Transport Regulations 2016 (incorporating 2021 amendments)

Downloads - factsheets about key regulatory requirements

Reviewed 20 January 2023


Contact details

NEPT, First Aid and Investigations Unit Department of Health

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