At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we recognize that the health information of our patients deserves to be treated with respect, sensitivity and our patients' privacy must be protected. Access to your personal health information is available to those who need to know to provide care, including:
- and other health professionals
When it comes to collecting and using your personal health information, we take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the information is protected.
Southlake Privacy Office
Southlake's Privacy Office is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information and personal health information under the custody or control of Southlake Regional Health Centre in accordance with Ontario's Health Information Protection Act, public expectations for privacy and internationally accepted fair information principles.
The Health Information Protection Act, comprised of both the Personal Health Information Protection Act and the Quality of Care Information Protection Act, came into effect November 1, 2004.