My Health Record – The national digital health record system
Having a My Health Record means your important health information like allergies, medical conditions and treatments, medicine details, test or scan reports can be accessed through one system. Healthcare providers like doctors, specialists and hospital staff can see it online from anywhere at any time when they need to, like in an accident or emergency. If you choose to you can control who sees what information in your My Health Record. There are strict rules and regulations on who can see or use your My Health Record to protect your health information from misuse or loss. There are penalties for anyone who breaks these. Registration is simple, forms are available at Reception. Please inform your doctor what information you would like uploaded to your health record at your next visit.