Privacy at Hamilton Health Sciences

There is a fundamental ethical obligation to carefully protect the health information that is given to Hamilton Health Sciences and its agents in the course of providing or assisting in the provsion of care to our patients.  Hamilton Health Science meets this obligation, in part, by complying with Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, enacted on November 1, 2004 and the Freedom of Information and Protetion of Privacy Act, 1990.

The Privacy Office at HHS is committed to providing patients with a high level of privacy and confidentiality for their personal health information.