Your personal health information and privacy

Our practice operates in strict accordance with national privacy
legislation. Your electronic medical record is securely stored and
password protected against unauthorised access. Accredited systems
including multiple back-ups, monitoring and firewalls are in place to
protect your record. Your medical record is strictly private and
confidential and it is a condition of employment that all our staff sign
our confidentiality agreement.

Please understand we are unable to discuss or share any medical
information with a third party unless we hold written consent to do
so, or unless you are the parent or guardian of a child under 16.

You are able to view and discuss your personal medical record. If you
would like to arrange this, please contact our Practice Manager
Leanne Bollard or David Rivett our Privacy Officer.

If you require your medical records to be transferred to or from
another practice, consent forms are available from our receptionists.
For more information download our fact sheet Protecting your
privacy at BBMC (see link below) or please ask our receptionist for a
copy of our  policy “Your privacy at Batemans Bay Medical Centre” – 

or download these fact sheets from the Australian Office of the
Information Commissioner:

Health information and your privacy
Accessing and correcting your health information
Protecting your privacy at BBMC