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Health records and privacy

Health records and personal information

You can apply in writing for a copy of your medical records to the hospital where you were treated. Queensland Health has strict privacy policies protecting collection and access to health information.

My Health record (national electronic health record)

The Australian Government’s  My Health Record system provides a secure, electronic record of a patient’s medical history. It is stored and shared in a secure network of connected systems for the benefit of patients and healthcare professionals.

Privacy complaints

How to make a complaint about the way the Department of Health handles your personal information.

Privacy Plan

The Department of Health's Privacy Plan sets out details of the types of personal information we hold and how we handle this information.

Last updated: 5 October 2018