Dr Henningsen collects information from you for the primary purpose of providing quality health care. We require you to provide us with your personal details and a full medical history so that Dr Henningsen may properly assess, diagnose and treat and be proactive in your health care needs. This means we will use the information you provide in the following ways:
1. Administrative purposes in running our medical practice.
2. Billing purposes, including compliance with Medicare and Health Insurance Commission requirements.
3. Disclosure to others involved in your health care, including treating doctors and specialists outside this medical practice. This may occur through referral to other doctors, or for medical tests and in the reports or results returned to us following the referrals.
I understand that I am not obliged to provide any information requested of me, but that failure to do so might compromise the quality of health care and treatment given to me.
I am aware of my right to access the information collected about me, except in some circumstances where access might legitimately be withheld. I understand I will be given an explanation in these circumstances.
I understand that if my information is to be used for any other purpose other than set out above, my further consent will be obtained.
I consent to the handling of my information by this practice for the purposes set out above, subject to any limitations on access or disclosure of which I may notify this practice.