The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) protects your personal information. Personal information is information or an opinion that identifies you or could identify you, and includes information about your health.
Primarily, your personal information is collected by Mater Private Hospital Townsville to ensure you receive quality health services whilst under our care. This information may need to be shared with members of your treating team. Where necessary, your personal information may be disclosed to other health care providers, such as your GP, home service provider or district health nurse. Such disclosure may be by electronic channel, telephone, fax or email.
Terms and Data Usage Policy
Mater Private Hospital Townsville is committed to the highest standards of professionalism in the delivery of all our health services.
This includes the privacy of an individual, whether those services are provided to patients in our care in Mater Private Hospital Townsville facilities or families and friends of our patients.
Mater Private Hospital Townsville is committed to ensuring your personal information is professionally managed in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and all relevant State legislation (Privacy Legislation).
The Privacy Act 1988 contains the Australian Privacy Principles, which in conjunction with other Privacy Legislation, sets the standards for the way Mater Private Hospital Townsville handles personal information.