Privacy Policy

At The Healthcare Centre your your medical record is a confidential document.

It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times an to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff.

The Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 & Victorian Health Records Act. 2001

The new privacy rules came into effect 1.7.2002.

A copy of the privacy policy can be obtained by contacting the clinic on 51339966.

 

The following is an outline of the main privacy rules as they apply to patients of this clinic

1. Information will only be collected where necessary to ensure that quality care is delivered, and with the consent of the individual.

2. Information will be used or disclosed only for the primary purpose for which it was collected. Secondary use of information will only occur with the specific consent of the patient.

3. Individuals have a right of access to information kept about them. If requested patients will be provided with documentation outlining the Clinic’s Privacy Policy.

4. Patient records will be transferred to other Health Service Providers only if the patient so requests via a signed release for information request.

5. Access to patient records is restricted to authorised personnel within the clinic

 

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185a - 189 Princes Drive
Morwell VIC 3840

P: (03) 5133 9966
F: (03) 5134 6635

Emergencies

In an Emergency dial 000

After Hours Number

Clinic:
(03) 5133 9966

Please note a private charge may apply for after hours services.

Nurse on Call:
1300 606 024