This is the third edition of the NSW Health Privacy Manual, now titled NSW Health Privacy Manual for Health Information. This edition has incorporated changes in legislation which impact on the management of personal health information within NSW Health, notably:
The NSW Health Privacy Manual for Health Information provides operational guidance to the legislative obligations imposed by the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002. The manual outlines procedures to support compliance with the Act in any activity that involves personal health information.
If you any questions regarding the application of this policy manual please contact the Privacy Contact Officer in your health service.
If you have any feedback relating to this policy manual please contact the Privacy Officer, NSW Ministry of Health