At OMFS we have opted to incorporate our Privacy Policy into our Admission Form.

In this way you can rest assured you have full access to our privacy policy and fully understand your rights. The below form will provide information to you on how your personal information is collected and used within our practice, and the circumstances in which we may share it with third parties.

Our privacy policy is reviewed regularly to ensure it is in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Admission Form & Privacy Statement

Why is my full consent necessary?

When you register as a patient of OMFS in Melbourne you provide consent for our specialists and practice staff to access and use your personal information to provide you with comprehensive and tailored medical care. Only the staff who need to see your medical history will have access to it. If we do need to use your information for any other purposes, we will always ask for further consent.

What personal information will I need to give?

Generally, the information our practice staff will ask from you includes:

  • Names, date of birth, addresses, contact details
  • Medical information which can include medical history, medications, allergies, adverse events, immunisations, social history, family history and risk factors
  • Medicare number (where available) for identification and claiming purposes
  • Healthcare identifiers
  • Health fund details

How do you store my personal, confidential information?

We will collect and hold your personal information at our practice in various forms:

  • paper records
  • electronic records
  • visual records (X-rays, CT scans, videos and photos)
  • audio recordings

Our practice stores all personal information securely in electronic format that is secured by passwords on an internal computer system.