Guidelines

Guidelines for Health Professionals

There are a range of NSW-based and national guidelines for health professionals to provide clinical guidelines around the management of patients who receive opioid treatment and their driving safety.

NSW Clinical Guidelines: Treatment of Opioid Dependence

The NSW Clinical Guidelines: Treatment of Opioid Dependence by the NSW Ministry of Health provides clinical guidance and policy direction for opioid treatment in NSW. They align with national directions and recommendations and incorporate the latest clinical evidence to support health professionals caring for patients receiving treatment for opioid dependence.

To access a copy of this publication, visit the NSW Ministry of Health website, where a complete PDF version and an abbreviated PDF version are available.

Hard copies of the complete and abbreviated guidelines can be ordered from: popresources@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.




Austroads Assessing Fitness to Drive 2016

Assessing Fitness to Drive is a joint publication of Austroads and the National Transport Commission (NTC) designed principally to guide and support assessments made by health professionals regarding fitness to drive for licensing purposes. It should be used by health professionals when:

  • Treating any patient who holds a driver licence whose condition may impact on their ability to drive safely.
  • Undertaking an examination at the request of a driver licensing authority or industry accreditation body.

To access a copy of this publication, visit the Austroads website for a PDF version or online version.