Getting in touch

Practice hours are 
Monday - Friday
8am until 5.30pm

Phone: (04) 939 9393

Fax: (04) 939 9390

 

75 Ottawa Road
Ngaio
Wellington 6035

 

2017 Flu Vaccinations.
Please make an appointment
to see the nurse.

 

 

 

Privacy Issues

The Ngaio Medical Centre has a written policy on the collection and use of health information. All team members have obligations to be familiar with, and to comply with, the principles of the Health Act, 1993 (use of personal information), Health Information Privacy Code, 1994 (use of health information) and Health Act, 1956.  http://privacy.org.nz/the-privacy-act-and-codes/  Copies are available on request. Consent must be obtained and recorded for the disclosure of personal information and the release of notes to another party. There is a clause in the Enrolment Form which explains what happens to private information. All doctors and staff have signed an employment agreement which contains a clause concerning confidential information. Privacy concerns can be addressed to our Privacy Officer, Lucy Hollister.

Further information :

i) Health Act (1956) , Section 22F - Communication of information for diagnostic and other purposes: http://www.legislation.govt.nz.

ii) Health (Retention of Health Information) Regulations 1996: http://www.legislaion.govt.nz

iii) Medical Council of New Zealand - The maintenance and retention of patient records (2005); Statement on use of the internet and electronic communication (2006); Information and Consent (2002); Confidentiality and Public Safety (2002):http//www.mcnz.org.nz.

iv) Privacy Commissioner Website; A practical health Guide - On the record: http://www.privacy.org.nz;email: enquiries @privacy.org.nz: 0900 803 909.   

v) Ministry of Health - Consent in Child and Youth Health (1998): http://www.moh.govt.nz.