Newfoundland Health Care
Although the personal health information contained in your health record is the property of Central Health, the information in that record belongs to you.
You have a right to access your personal health information.
What is contained in your health record?
If you wish to view or obtain copies of your personal health information, please contact the healthcare facility in your area and ask to speak with the individual responsible for release of information.
You have a right to know why we collect your personal health information, how we collect it and who has access to it.
Our employees, physicians and other health care professionals work together as a team to provide you with services. This may mean that some of your personal health information will be shared among team members to make sure you are receiving the best possible care.
We take our responsibility to protect the confidentiality of your personal health information very seriously. We will share personal health information only which is required to provide effective health care, necessary to meet legal obligations, required for vital research, or that which you otherwise give us permission to share.
Our staff are guided by their professional standards and by Central Health's policies to protect and secure your personal health information.