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Privacy

Prahran Market Clinic complies with the 10 National Privacy Principles ('NPPs') under the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 ('the Privacy Act') when handling personal information. 

Prahran Market Clinic collects information from you for the primary purpose of providing quality health care.  We require you to provide us with your personal details and a full and accurate medical history so that we may properly assess, diagnose, test and be proactive in your health care needs.  This means we will use the information you provide in the following ways: 

  • Administrative purposes in running this medical practice.  For example, as part of accreditation when non-treating GPs assess patient files for quality assurance.
  • Billing or invoicing purposes, including compliance with Department of Human Services - Medicare requirements.
  • Disclosure of information if required to do so by law e.g. notifiable diseases
  • Disclosure to others involved in your health care, including treating doctors and specialists outside this practice.  This may occur through referral to other doctors, or for medical tests and in the reports or results returned to us following the referrals.

Should you have any concerns or complaints in relation to your privacy or a breach of privacy, please contact the Practice Manager.

Alternatively, you may contact: 

Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Enquiries Line 1300 363 992 

TTY 1800 620 241 - no voice calls; Fax  02 9284 9666; GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001.

http://www.privacy.gov.au/

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