At UHN, we recognize that the health information of our patients deserves to be treated with respect and sensitivity and our patients’ privacy must be protected. Access to your personal health information is available to those who need to know to provide care, including: physicians, nurses, technicians, therapists and other health professionals. Furthermore, when it comes to collecting and using your personal health information, we take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the information is protected.
To learn more about UHN’s information privacy practices, please refer to the following pamphlet:
Privacy at the University Health Network.
UHN’s Privacy Office is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information under the custody or control of UHN in accordance with Ontario’s Health Information Protection Act, public expectations for privacy and internationally accepted fair information principles. The
Health Information Protection Act, comprised of both the
Personal Health Information Protection Act and the
Quality of Care Information Protection Act, came into effect November 1, 2004.
We continually conduct privacy training sessions for UHN staff, volunteers, and students. These sessions:
For more information about privacy at UHN, contact us at:
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6937Email: