Accessing your medical record

 

How can I access my health information?

In accordance with the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002, you have the right to make a written application for access to your medical record and personal information held by Macquarie University Hospital.

If you require information to be sent to your treating Specialist, General Practitioner or health care provider to assist in your ongoing care, please  contact Health Information Services on +61 2 9812 3007.

If you would like a copy of your medical record please contact Health Information Services to obtain an application form. This form also outlines the current fees and the types of identification we require in order to process your request.

Please note, under the legislation, in special circumstances, access to your health information may be declined (for example, when giving access would put you or another person at risk of harm).

Application forms can be sent to:

Health Information Services
Macquarie University Hospital
Locked Bag 2231
North Ryde BC NSW 1670 Australia

If there is information in your record that you believe is incorrect, you have the right to request that it be corrected.

For any issues relating to your medical record and its content, please contact the Health Information Services Department on +61 2 9812 3007.