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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 6

We’ve found that, in relation to this, that it almost shocks some doctors that you should have the slightest concern about how to get them  – they simply say, “You just have to ask for them!” Our experience with Dr … Continue reading

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It’s 3 months today since, on 7 Aug 2015, we started writing to Dr Elizabeth Coombs, the NSW Privacy Commissioner, seeking to get her help to get copies of one of our readers’ health records and information from Dr Andrew … Continue reading

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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 5

One of our readers claims to have had this experience a number of years ago in relation to this subject. They had been using a medical centre, which we’ll call Medical Centre XXX, that was taken over by Primary Health … Continue reading

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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 4

Recently we received an email from one of our regular readers who, after saying that he’d read some of our previous posts on this subject, made this comment:- This was our response:- It’s a legal requirement under The Health Records … Continue reading

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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 3

This may become widely known as the Andrew Brooks excuse to be made to patients, and make him famous, justifiably – “The only reason I haven’t responded to any of your emails, in particular those asking how you got copies of … Continue reading

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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 2

In a previous post on this subject we bemoaned the fact that it seemed the so called regulatory authorities and profession bodies wouldn’t lift a finger to do anything about NSW doctors treating the legal requirement that they provide their … Continue reading

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Getting copies of your “health records and information” from NSW doctors 1

There’s a special Act of Parliament making it the law for NSW doctors to provide you with copies of your/their health records and information. Getting these copies can be vital to your health and wellbeing – but this law is … Continue reading

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