Under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, (FIPPA), a publicly-funded organization such as UHN must publish a list of its record holdings.
Directory of Records classifies record holdings into the following categories:
General Record - any record not considered to be a personal information bank or a public record.
Personal Information Bank - a collection of personal information that is organized and can be retrieved by an individual's name or some other personal identifier.
Public Record - a record containing personal information that is available to all members of the public on an equal basis.
Common Record – record types that are common to more than one organization.
The following list describing the types of record holdings maintained by UHN, is in addition to the materials found or referenced on our website
The majority of personal information maintained by UHN relates to an individual's personal health and is subject to the Personal Health Information Protection Act, PHIPA. All inquiries concerning personal health information should be directed to
Your Health Record.
Personal Information Banks at UHN include individual employee files and correspondence files maintained by the Patient Relations Office.
For more information, please contact the FOI Office at
email@example.com or by telephone @ 416 340 4800 ext. 7197.
UHN Freedom of Information Page to learn more.