Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy

 

Government organizations hold different types of information. In Ontario access to and privacy of each type of information is governed by specific legislation: Personal health information, by the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and Business or other information by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

 

Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital protects the information of business and individuals who come into contact with us, be it staff, volunteers, business partners, other service providers or members of the general public. We collect only the specific information that is related directly to, and needed for, operations and to provide our services. Hospital records that are not subject to statutory privacy rules will be protected in accordance with established Hospital policies.

 

To request information under legislation and to learn more about how we collect, use, disclose and protect information, please review each specific area under legislation, please visit our links to: