Information Access, Use and Disclosure Policy

Applicable to: This policy is applicable to WA health entities.

Description:  The purpose of the Information Access, Use and Disclosure Policy is to facilitate lawful and appropriate information access, use and disclosure by the WA health system. The policy supports the realisation of the WA health system’s vision of a sustainable health system that delivers safe, high quality health care to all Western Australians.

This policy is a mandatory requirement for Health Service Providers under the Information Management Policy Framework pursuant to section 26(2)(k) of the Health Services Act 2016.

This policy is also a mandatory requirement for the Department of Health pursuant to section 29 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

This policy must be read in conjunction with MP 0152/21 Information Management Governance Policy.

Date of effect: 01 July 2016

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