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Policy information

Last amended 
26 September 2019

This section contains policy information, issued by DVA, that relates to SOPs.


Diagnostic protocols

For diagnostic protocols, go to the page for the SOP condition, in either the alphabetic or body system listings for SOPs and supporting information.



Link to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition

SOP Bulletins and other information on particular factors    


Bulletin 189    Apr 2016   New SOP factors for benzene

Ionising radiation 

170   Dec 2013    Depleted uranium

151   May 2011    Ionising radiation SOP factors

145   July 2010    British Nuclear Test Participants

106   July 2006    Atomic Radiation, including BCOF veterans

42     Nov 2002    Atomic Radiation, including BCOF veterans

ARPANSA report  2002  On atomic radiation in BCOF veterans



Salt intake and addiction - Kenardy report 1998