Privacy and confidentiality

My privacy my choice

The doctors and staff of this practice are committed to giving you – our valued patient, quality care and service.

Your medical record is a confidential document.

We protect your privacy and treat all patient information  including health and financial details as private and confidential.

We have developed and documented a privacy policy according to the current privacy laws*. Doctors and staff of this practice abide by this privacy policy and understand that a policy breach is grounds for dismissal.

Our Privacy Policy states;

  • What type of personal information we collect
  • Purpose of collecting your personal information
  • How we collect and store information
  • How we use, protect and disclose information
  • That we need your consent to collect your information
  • That you have a right to access your information
  • How to access your personal information
  • That you may discuss any concerns you have about how we hanfle uyour information
  • How you can make a complaint about a possible privacy breach.

 

If you would like more information about privacy, or how to access your health record please ask you doctor or see reception.

 

 

*Commonwealth Privacy Act – Privacy Agreement (Private Sector) Act 2000
*Victorian Health Records Act 2000