Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this is only available to authorised members of staff.
Bannockburn Surgery is covered by
•The Health Privacy Principles (the HPPs as set out in the Health Records Act (Vic 2001)), and
•The National Privacy Principles, (the NPP as set out in the Privacy Act (Cth 1988)).
To comply with our obligations under the HPPs and the NPPs we have policies about how we manage information about you and how you may access that information.
Documented consent forms are required for parents seeking medical information regarding their children over 18 years of age