Jessie McPherson Private Hospital is committed to protecting the privacy of personal and health information it collects and holds. In this regard, Jessie McPherson Private Hospital complies with both State and Commonwealth laws that regulate the handling of personal information.
Information regarding the privacy, confidentiality and security of a patient’s health information collected by Jessie McPherson Private Hospital can be found in our brochure entitled Your Rights and Responsibilities.
This Privacy Statement explains how your personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) will be treated as you access and interact with this website.
What information is collected and how is it used?
This site uses visitor logs to automatically record non-personal data, which does not identify specific users. To the extent that any data could identify you, we will not attempt to do so unless required by law. De-identified data from the visitor logs may be used to update and improve this website and for statistical purposes only.
This site also uses “cookies” to remember options you have selected and displays those options again on your next visit. These cookies do not store any personal information and do not allow us to track your usage of the site.
Email messages and online forms you submit via this site may include personal information such as name, email address and telephone number. This information will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected and will not be added to any mailing lists nor disclosed to any other party without your knowledge and consent, unless required by law.
Information is also stored and disposed of in accordance with our obligations under the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic).
Security of information
Jessie McPherson Private Hospital has technology and security measures aimed to protect personal and health information, however, you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information to us online. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to us over the Internet, you might prefer to contact us by telephone or mail.
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Last reviewed December 2016
As of 27 August 2020 the Health Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 2019 introduces Part 6B ‘Information sharing for quality and safety purposes’ into the Health Services Act 1988.
Information sharing for quality and safety purposes
We may share your health and personal information (as authorised by the Health Services Act 1988) for quality and safety purposes. This would be limited to disclosing your information to entities responsible for investigating failures in quality and safety and for health system quality and safety oversight, such as the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Safer Care Victoria, the Victorian Agency for Health Information, and/or another health service entity. Any such sharing would be subject to and comply with existing data security and storage requirements set out in the Health Privacy Principles and Information Privacy Principles. The sharing and using of information is designed to address any quality and safety issues that may have affected you to ensure they inform continuous service improvement.