Kardinia Health has a privacy policy to ensure patients who receive care at Kardinia Health are comfortable entrusting their health information to the Practice. The policy provides information as to how personal information (which includes health information) is collected and used within the Practice, and the circumstances in which it may be disclosed to third parties.

Kardinia Health will:

  • provide a copy of this policy or access (Kardinia Health Privacy Policy 26.11.15)
  • ensure staff comply with the Australian Privacy Principles and deal appropriately with inquiries or concerns
  • take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to implement practices, procedures and systems to ensure compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles and deal with inquiries or complaints
  • collect personal information for the primary purpose of managing a patient’s healthcare and for financial claims and payments.