COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION, PRIVACY ACT 1988

This medical practice collects information from you for the primary purpose of providing quality health care. We require you to provide us with your personal details and a full medical history so that we may properly assess, diagnose and treat illnesses and be pro-active in your health care. We will also use the information you provide in the following ways:

1. i Administrative purposes in running our medical practice

2.i Billing purposes, including compliance with Medicare and Health Insurance Commission requirements

3.i Disclosure to others involved in your health care, including treating doctors and specialists outside this medical practice. This may occur through referral to other doctors, or for medical tests and in the reports or results returned to us following the referrals.

4.i Disclosure for research and quality assurance activities to improve individual and community health care and practice management. You will be informed of such activities and given the opportunity to “opt out” of any involvement .