The privacy of your personal information is important to us at Vista Day Surgery and we are committed to ensuring it is protected. Vista Day Surgery complies with the Australian Privacy Principles in relation to the management of personal information.
Your health information collected by Vista Day Surgery assists in providing a health service to you. Typically, it includes information relating to your symptoms, examination, test results, diagnosis, treatment, and care information as well as admission and registration information. Vista Day Surgery proposes to collect health information from you for the following purposes:
The intended recipients of your health information are:
The supply of the information by you is voluntary, except where required by law. However, should you not supply the information, or supply only part of it, this may compromise your future care or treatment, particularly where the information is necessary for your required care or treatment. If you have already provided information and consent for its use and disclosure, but you have changed your mind, you can make written application to revoke your earlier consent.
You have the right to request access to, and to request correction of, your health information in accordance with the relevant legislation.
Further information about these procedures, patients’ rights, responsibilities and our complaints process is available in our reception area at Vista Day Surgery.
Alternatively, they can be obtained from our Director of Clinical Services upon request: