In accord with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, all information collected is treated as sensitive information. To protect your privacy, this practice operates strictly in accordance with the Act.
What information is collected
Only necessary information for the undertaking of functions and activities relating to the services we offer is collected.
Why we collect health information
We collect information:
- To manage your health issues
- For the normal running of the business, e.g. billing.
How we handle your health information
Our doctors and staff are trained to handle your personal information discreetly and privately. We also engage in a range of security initiatives to protect your information from loss or misuse.
You may obtain access to the information
For further details ask at the front desk. Usually, the information is available within 30 days of lodging request. Nominal charges may apply.
The organisations or persons to whom information is usually disclosed
Health providers involved in your treatment and care may receive selected information from your personal health record. These include pathology, hospital, radiology and specialist services.
The consequences of not providing all or part of the information requested