Privacy Policy

Medical Ethics
We all adhere to the AMA code of Medical ethics.This is an extensive document covering many areas too extensive to list here however if you wish to read it for yourself, it can be found here.

Legal Obligation
At northside anaesthesia we are interested in the protection of your privacy. Our handling of your personal information is conducted within the legal framework set by the Privacy Act 1988, which covers issues related to Freedom of Information and Privacy. To read more please visit

Storage and Security
We take all necessary steps to keep your personal information secured. We collect and store your personal details and medical information provided by your treating doctors. Details recorded by your anaesthetist during your anaesthetic is generally stored within the information system of the hospital concerned and not at northside anaesthesia. You are entitled to request access to your medical information. There is a fee to cover administrative costs of retrieving and providing you with copies of your medical records.

Use and Disclosure
The information we collect about you is for our administrative and clinical purposes. Under certain circumstances we are permitted by law to disclose your personal information to third parties like medical insurers, lawyers, hospitals and debt collection agents.

This website covers general information for your convenience. We do not track your movements of your visits. We are not responsible for the content of links to other websites. We reserve the right to change and update the information on this website.

If you have questions or complaints about matters related to Privacy please forward
a written note to