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  • There are a number of forms you are required to fill out for every hospital visit.
  • You will need to provide information such as your personal details, Medicare card and other health information to the hospital.
  • Your health record is the document that details your medical history and medical care over a period of time.
  • Hospital staff members keep up-to-date health records of all patients.
  • You have a right to access your health records.
  • You may authorise family members or third parties to access your health records and make decisions on your behalf.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015