This practice is, as a health provider in the private sector, bound by the National Privacy principles and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW). These principles set the standards by which personal information is collected from patients. A copy of these Principlesis available from the Department of Health or the Australian Medical Association.
As part of your treatment, it is usual to write to your referring Doctor, the Physiotherapist involved in your care, and any other Specialists to whom you are referred, including x-rays, MRI etc.
In the case of compensation matters it may be necessary to write to the Insurers, Solicitor, Employer and/or rehabilitation provider. As outlined in the abovementioned guidelines, on the necessary information will be released. Please indicate your authority for us to disclose this information by signing below.