In order to provide you with the highest standard of eye care, this practice is required to collect personal information from you. We require you to provide us with your personal details and a full medical history so that we may properly assess, diagnose, treat and be pro-active in your health care needs.
We value the need to safeguard this information and would like to assure you that the information you provide will only be used in the following ways:
- Administrative purposes in running our medical practice.
- Billing purposes, including compliance with Medicare and Health Insurance Commission requirements.
- Disclosure to others involved in your direct health care, including doctors and allied health providers outside this medical practice. This may occur through referral to other doctors, allied health providers or for medical tests and in the reports or results returned to use following the referrals.
Should you require access to the information collected about you, it will be provided to you in accordance with the Federal Privacy Act 2001. If any of the information we have about you is inaccurate, you may ask us to alter our records accordingly.
Your health information will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Disclosure will not be made to any person not involved in either your treatment or the administration of this practice, without your written consent.