Privacy And Your Health Information
We understand that your health issues are private. To best serve you, all members of the Northumberland Family Health Team are committed to respecting your privacy. This notice explains your privacy rights and the steps the Northumberland Family Health Team takes to protect your Personal Health Information in compliance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA).
Our Doctors belong to a Family Health Organization, and they are each health information custodians under PHIPA. For the purposes of privacy obligations, the Northumberland Family Health Team and our staff are agents of the Doctors and the Family Health Organization. This means we all follow the same rules and work together to protect your privacy.