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At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
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and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
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Principle 1 – Accountability for Personal InformationUHN is responsible for personal information under its custody or control and has designated an individual, the Corporate Privacy Officer, who is accountable for UHN’s compliance with the following principles.
Principle 2 – Identifying Purposes for the Collection of Personal InformationUHN, at or before the time personal information is collected, will identify the purposes for which personal information is collected. The primary purposes are the delivery of direct patient care, the administration of the health care system, to conduct research and statistics and to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
Principle 3 – Consent for the Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal InformationThe knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.
Principle 4 – Limiting Collection of Personal InformationThe collection of personal information will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by UHN. Information will be collected by fair and lawful means.
Principle 5 – Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention of Personal InformationPersonal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
Principle 6 – Ensuring Accuracy of Personal InformationPersonal information will be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.Principle 7 – Ensuring Safeguards for Personal InformationSecurity safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information will protect personal information. Principle 8 – Openness about Personal Information Policies and PracticesUHN will make readily available to individuals specific information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Principle 9 – Individual Access to their own Personal InformationUpon request, an individual will be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and will be given access to that information. An individual will be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
Principle 10 – Challenging Compliance with UHN’s Privacy Policies and PracticesAn individual will be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the Corporate Privacy Officer.View the full