In order to provide you with the healthcare that you have requested, we need to collect and use relevant personal information. If you do not provide accurate information, or provide incomplete information, we may not be able to provide you with the services you are seeking.
Health information is classified as sensitive information for the purposes of privacy legislation. This means that patient information will be sought for the purpose of collecting health information that is necessary to make an accurate health diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment.
Use & Disclosure of your Information
A patients personal health information is used or disclosed for purposes directly related to their healthcare in ways that are consistent with the patients expectations. In the interests of providing the highest quality, and continuity of health care, this may include sharing information with other health care providers who comprise the patients medical team from time to time.
Access to your Health Information
You have the right to access your health information or to make a correction should you believe it contains inaccurate information. Should you want to access your health information ask one of the staff who will give you more detailed information about how to access your health information.
If you have a complaint about our information handling practices or feel that the privacy of your personal health information has been incorrectly used, you can ask one of our staff who will assist you lodge a formal complaint. Or you can contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner at: