Privacy & Access to information

Central Health is committed to protecting the privacy of personal health information under its custody and control in accordance with legislation, public expectation of privacy and internationally accepted fair information practices.

Effective September 1, 2016, all Central Health clients requesting copies of personal health information in the custody or control of Central Health, must submit a written request, complete with authorizing signature, to the disclosure address below:

Disclosure
Health Information Management & Privacy
James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre
125 TransCanada Highway
Gander, NL A1V 1P7
Telephone: (709) 256 5520
Fax: (709) 256 2715
Email:
disclosure@centralhealth.nl.ca

 

 


The standard form, PHI-004 Authorization for Disclosure of Personal Health Information, can be obtained at any Central Health site throughout the region or by clicking the link below. You may also contact any Central Health site or the office listed above and request a form be mailed to you directly.

Authorization for Disclosure of Personal Health Information - FRM PHI 004

Authorization for Disclosure of Personal Health Information - FRM PHI 004  (Interactive format)

 

A fee may apply to your request as indicated by the approved Central Health Fee Schedule, available on the reverse side of the form PHI-004 Authorization for Disclosure of Personal Health Information. If applicable, a fee will be invoiced directly to you, payable to Financial Services at Central Health, prior to disclosure. Payment may be made by cheque; money order; in person by cash payment; Interact debit; credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa) or Visa debit. Credit card payment may also accepted by telephone by contacting Financial Services at (709) 256-5404/5405/5409.

This change is intended to support authorized access to personal health information in the custody or control of Central Health, pursuant to the Newfoundland & Labrador Personal Health Information Act.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy, please contact our Health Information Management and Privacy department at: privacy@centralhealth.nl.ca