Your Privacy at Eastern Health
Eastern Health - Protecting Your Privacy pamphlet
- Protecting Your Privacy - ENGLISH Long Version (PDF, 215KB)
- Protecting Your Privacy - ENGLISH Short Version (PDF, 302KB)
- Privacy Pamphlet Arabic (PDF, 449KB)
- Privacy Pamphlet Greek (PDF, 310KB)
- Privacy Pamphlet Italian (PDF, 301KB)
- Privacy Pamphlet Simplified Chinese (PDF, 265KB)
- Privacy Pamphlet Traditional Chinese (PDF, 290KB)
Department of Health- Privacy pamphlet
Eastern Health respects and is committed to protecting the privacy of every individual.
We are required by law to ensure that all personal and health information pertaining to patients and staff remains confidential. Eastern Health complies with all legislation relating to privacy and confidentiality.
In addition, Eastern Health staff are bound by Eastern Health’s strict privacy and confidentiality policies, as well as professional code of conduct or ethics.
Eastern Health will only collect information that is necessary to provide health care and perform related health services functions. Your information may be used or disclosed to enable Eastern Health to provide you with health care and treatment. Health professionals involved in your care and treatment have access to, and can use, your health information to provide you with the best possible care.
Your information may also be used for purposes related to your health care and treatment, to provide you with the best possible care.
Is my information safe?
Access to Eastern Health records and computer systems is controlled and closely monitored. The computer systems have security passwords and all staff are bound by a strict code of conduct. Audits are conducted to ensure that there is no unauthorised access to patient records.