This privacy notice explains what Personal Data the clinic holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law.
To provide patients with a high standard of care and attention, we need to hold personal information. This personal data can include:
We need to keep comprehensive and accurate personal data about patients to provide you with safe and appropriate care. We will ask you regularly to update your medical history and contact details.
We will store patient data for as long as we are providing care, treatment or recalling patients for further care. We will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes.
Personal data about you is held in computer system and/or in a locked manual filing system. The information is only accessible to authorised team members. Our computer system has secure audit trails and we back up information routinely.
To provide proper and safe care we may need to disclose personal information about you to:
Your general medical practitioner or other health professionals caring for you.
Only those individuals/organisations who need Data Privacy Protection Policy to know to provide care for you and for the proper administration of Government (whose personnel are covered by strict confidentiality rules) will be given the information.
You have the right to:
Be informed about the personal data we hold and why we hold it.
Access your data that we hold by contacting us directly.
Check the information we hold about you is correct and to make corrections if not.
Have your data erased in certain circumstances.
If you do not wish personal data that we hold about you to be disclosed or used, please discuss the matter with your practitioner.
You have the right to object; however, this may affect our ability to provide you with care.