Health Records

Health records are made up of health information collected by both health service providers and non-health service providers. Health information may include details about an individual's

  • physical, mental or psychological health
  • disabilities
  • use and future use of health services
  • wishes regarding specific health services or treatments
  • personal information collected in relation to the provision of health services
  • genetic information.

Examples of health records include: hospital admission forms, medical histories, test results, sick leave certificates, medication lists and more.