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Information Collection Statement

For Western Health to provide healthcare services (including hospital, diagnostic imaging, outpatient and residential aged care services), conduct clinical trials and research activities, employ and train staff, we need to collect personal information or health information (including CCTV) (Information) about our patients, our staff and other individuals.

By providing your Information, you agree that it will be collected, stored, used and disclosed by Western Health in  accordance with this statement and our Information Privacy Policy, available on our website.

We may also collect Information about you from third parties such as our service providers, treating healthcare professionals and government agencies.

If you do not provide your information us, we may not be able to provide you with the services you request of us, employ you or otherwise work or transact with you.

If you are a patient, we may disclose your Information to other parties, including your treating healthcare professionals, your emergency contact/next-of-kin, organisations funding the provision of our services to you (such as TAC or WorkCover) and government departments such as Medicare.

We will also disclose certain Information where we are required to do so by law about patients who have specific conditions to the Victorian or Commonwealth Government, their departments or agencies and to organisations that maintain a health or disease register.

We may disclose your Information to third parties who provide products and services to us or through us to you and otherwise in accordance with our Information Privacy Policy. We may disclose your Information outside of Victoria and/or overseas.

Where you consent, we may contact you with updates about Western Health. Unless you have told us not to, we may share limited Information with the Western Health Foundation for fundraising purposes.

If you no longer wish to receive communication from us, you may opt out at any time in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Our Information Privacy Policy contains more information about we handle your personal information, your rights of access and how to contact us. For a copy of our Information Privacy Policy please visit our website:

To find out more about Western Health's feedback process please click here.

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