Pesonal Information Privacy at Queensland Hips and Knees
Why do we collect, use, hold and share your personal information?
Our practice will need to collect your personal information to provide healthcare services to you. Our main purpose for collecting, using, holding and sharing your personal information is to manage your health. We also use it for directly related business activities, such as financial claims and payments, practice audits and accreditation, and business processes (eg staff training).
What personal information do we collect?
The information we will collect about you includes your:
- Names, date of birth, addresses, contact details;
- Medical information including medical history, medications, allergies, adverse events, immunisations, social history, family history and risk factors;
- Healthcare identifiers; and
- Health fund details.
How can you correct your personal information at our practice?
Our practice will take reasonable steps to correct your personal information where the information is not accurate or up to date. From time to time, we will ask you to verify that your personal information held by our practice is correct and current. You may also request that we correct or update your information, and you should make such requests in writing to:
Queensland Hips and Knees
Suite 1, Level 8, The Specialist Centre
Brisbane Private Hospital
259 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill QLD 4000
Privacy and our website
Policy review statement
This Policy will be updated at the Practice Manager’s discretion, or with significant change.
Last updated: 25 November 2022