Health record

Details of your treatment and care are recorded in your health record and are regarded as strictly confidential. This record, including electronic information and radiographic images such as x-rays will remain the property of Fiona Stanley Hospital and access is limited to the health professionals directly involved in your care.

Letters and information about the care provided to you are generally sent to your General Practitioner (GP) or other referring specialist.

Requesting a copy of your medical record

Under the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (external site), everyone has the right to apply for access to medical records and other documentation held by Fiona Stanley Hospital subject to some limitations or exemptions.

Read more about requesting a medical record for yourself or another person.