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We have moved down the road to 174B Woodburn Rd Berala (next to Healthsave pharmacy).

As per NSW Government direction, when attending our clinic please wear a mask.

Due to limited capacity and to maintain our current standard of care, we are no longer taking on new patients. We apologise for any inconvenience.
If you would like to be notified once we are able to accept new patients again, please complete this form.

We have the Astra Zeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in stock. Bookings essential.

Current as of: July 2018


This privacy policy is to provide information to you, our patient, on how your personal information (which includes your health information) is collected and used within our practice, and the circumstances in which we may share it with third parties.

Why and when your consent is necessary

When you register as a patient of our practice, you provide consent for our GPs and practice staff to access and use your personal information so they can provide you with the best possible healthcare. Only staff who need to see your personal information will have access to it. If we need to use your information for anything else, we will seek additional consent from you to do this.

Why do we collect, use, hold and share your personal information?

Our practice will need to collect your personal information to provide healthcare services to you. Our main purpose for collecting, using, holding and sharing your personal information is to manage your health. We also use it for directly related practice activities, such as financial claims and payments, practice audits and accreditation, and business processes (eg staff training).

What personal information do we collect?

The information we will collect about you includes your:

  • names, date of birth, addresses, contact details, ethnicity, next of kin, emergency contact, occupation
  • medical information including medical history, medications, allergies, adverse events, immunisations, social history, family history and risk factors
  • Medicare number (where available) for identification and claiming purposes and healthcare identifiers

Dealing with us anonymously

You have the right to deal with us anonymously or under a pseudonym unless it is impracticable for us to do so or unless we are required or authorised by law to only deal with identified individuals.

Communication by electronic means

Our practice is mindful that even if patients have provided electronic contact details, they may not be proficient in communicating via electronic means and patient consent needs to be obtained before engaging in electronic communication. Electronic communication includes email, facsimile and Short Message Service (SMS). Communication with patients via electronic means is conducted with appropriate regard to privacy.

How do we collect your personal information?

  1. Our practice may collect your personal information in several different ways.
  2. When you make your first appointment our practice staff will collect your personal and demographic information via your registration.
  3. During the course of providing medical services, we may collect further personal information. Information is also collected through electronic transfer or prescriptions, Australian Immunisation register and My Health Record.
  4. We may also collect your personal information when you visit our website, send us an email, telephone us or make an online appointment.
  5. In some circumstances personal information may also be collected from other sources. Often this is because it is not practical or reasonable to collect it from you directly. This may include information from:
    • your guardian or responsible person, family members, schools, child care centres or pharmacies
    • other involved healthcare providers, such as specialists, allied health professionals, hospitals, community health services and pathology and diagnostic imaging services
    • your insurance, Medicare, or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (as necessary).

When, why and with whom do we share your personal information?

We sometimes share your personal information:

  • with third parties who work with our practice for business purposes, such as accreditation agencies or information technology providers – these third parties are required to comply with APPs and this policy
  • with other healthcare providers
  • when it is required or authorised by law (eg court subpoenas)
  • when it is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious threat to a patient’s life, health or safety or public health or safety, or it is impractical to obtain the patient’s consent
  • to assist in locating a missing person
  • to establish, exercise or defend an equitable claim
  • for the purpose of confidential dispute resolution process
  • when there is a statutory requirement to share certain personal information (eg some diseases require mandatory notification)
  • during the course of providing medical services, through electronic transfer of prescriptions, My Health Record (eg via Shared Health Summary, Event Summary).

Only people who need to access your information will be able to do so. Other than in the course of providing medical services or as otherwise described in this policy, our practice will not share personal information with any third party without your consent.

We will not share your personal information with anyone outside Australia (unless under exceptional circumstances that are permitted by law) without your consent.

Our practice will not use your personal information for marketing any of our goods or services directly to you without your express consent. If you do consent, you may opt out of direct marketing at any time by notifying our practice in writing.

How do we store and protect your personal information?

Your personal information may be stored at our practice in various forms. We store your information in electronic records and some patients may have a paper record.

Our practice stores all personal information securely in protected information systems. We have confidentiality agreements for staff and contractors who have access to the data.

How can you access and correct your personal information at our practice?

You have the right to request access to, and correction of, your personal information.

Our practice acknowledges patients may request access to their medical records. We require you to put this request in writing via our Medical Records Request form and our practice will respond within 30 days. You may be charged a fee for the cost of complying with your request. This fee will depend on how long it takes for a doctor to assemble your record and the costs of making copies.

Our practice will take reasonable steps to correct your personal information where the information is not accurate or up to date. From time to time, we will ask you to verify that your personal information held by our practice is correct and current. You may also request that we correct or update your information, and you should make such requests in writing to

How can you lodge a privacy-related complaint, and how will the complaint be handled at our practice?

We take complaints and concerns regarding privacy seriously. You should express any privacy concerns you may have in writing. We will then attempt to resolve it in accordance with our resolution procedure. You may email complaints to Our mailing address is 174B Woodburn Rd Berala NSW 2141 and our contact number is 96462636. All complaints will be taken seriously and investigated by our practice principal and we aim to get back to you within 30 business days of us receiving the complaint.

You may also contact the OAIC. Generally, the OAIC will require you to give them time to respond before they will investigate. For further information visit or call the OAIC on 1300 363 992.

Policy review statement

Privacy policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure it is in accordance with any changes that may occur. Changes will be notified via a notice at reception and on our website.