Privacy and Personal Health Information

Our Practice when collecting, storing, using and disclosing personal and health information is regulated by the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW).

Thirroul Medical Practice has developed a policy to protect patient privacy in conjunction with privacy legislation.  All doctors and staff are bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of their employment.

You can request a copy of this policy from reception or download here Privacy and Personal Health Information

For further information regarding privacy laws, please refer to the Australian Privacy Principles Fact Sheet 17 produced by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.