PRIVACY INFORMATION AND CONSENT The Privacy Act 2000 gives you certain privacy rights in relation to the information you give this medical practice. We require your consent to collect personal information. This form explains what your rights are over the use we make of the information and how we disclose it to other medical service providers. This form will go on your file and you may examine or change it at any time. This medical practice collects information for the primary purpose of providing quality health care. We require your personal details and medical history to properly assess, diagnose and treat your medical conditions. The information will also be used in the following ways:
Administration of this medical practice.
Billing, including compliance with Medicare and Health Insurance Commission requirements.
Disclosure to others involved with your health care, including treating providers. This may involve referral to other specialists, anaesthetists and pathologists, including Locums when attached to this practice for the purpose continuing patient care.
Disclosure to other for medical defence purposes if necessary.
Disclosure to Registrars in a de-identified form for specific or educational purposes.This includes photographic material and test results.
Disclosure for research and quality assurance activities to improve individual and community health care and practice management.
Disclosure to WorkCover and Insurance companies where required.