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PRIVACY 

Your privacy is important to us. All information regarding your care at Akaroa Health is confidential. In the course of your treatment, we may need to provide your details and medical history to specialists, hospitals, and other health providers. We ensure that your health information is seen only by those who are involved in your healthcare.

For funding purposes, we are required to provide some identifiable data to other health organisations. If this includes any personal health information, we will seek your consent. Under the privacy laws, doctors may also pass information to other health organisations to be used in a non-identifiable manner for health statistics.

 

More information is available from the privacy commission www.privacy.org.nz.

This practice is contributing to, and accessing healthcare information from HealthOne -  

 

What is HealthOne?

HealthOne is a South Island based secure electronic record that allows registered healthcare providers directly involved in your healthcare, to quickly access information such as your test results, allergies, medications, GP summaries and hospital information.

  • HealthOne strictly adheres to the principles of the Privacy Act 2020, as well as the Rules set out in the Health Information Privacy Code 2020. 

  • Access is only possible via an approved highly secure healthcare information network which is regularly audited and tested. 

  • Privacy auditing is used to check that only those directly involved in your care are accessing your information. 

  • To find out more about HealthOne please visit https://healthone.org.nz/

  • Please note that you are entitled to restrict the sharing of your healthcare records by contacting 0508 837 872 or emailing HealthOne.privacy@pegasus.health.nz ​

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