Privacy

Your medical record is a confidential document and is only available to authorised staff. We follow the guidelines ‘Privacy and managing health information in general practice’ by the RACGP, this is in align with the Privacy Act 1988, and the Australian Privacy Principals. Our doctors and clinical staff collect information from and about you to assist in making informed decisions to provide you with the best medical care possible.

 

To access your own health information please put this request in writing and your doctor will be in touch.

 

Under the South Australian Public Health Act 2011, medical practitioners are required to notify SA Health of specified communicable diseases.

 

At times, your personal information will be released to third parties such as, specialist doctors, diagnostic services and other health care providers to assist in your health care management.

If you would like someone else to have access to your health information e.g. obtaining results or making appointments on your behalf, a signed authority form must be completed. Please ask reception for this form. If you would like to see our privacy policy, please ask reception for a copy or you can view it on our website.

 

Please inform reception in any change of details, e.g, address, phone number, Medicare Number.

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