Privacy and Confidentiality
Our Commitment to Your Privacy
We care about your privacy at Health Sciences North. When it comes to using, collecting and disclosing your personal health information, we follow the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) to make sure that your information is kept private, confidential and secure. There are times when the law wants us, or allows us, to give out the information to others. Please be assured that your personal health information is shared in the health system when it is necessary to provide care for you. Health Sciences North takes the necessary steps to protect your personal health information – it is our commitment to our patients.
Learn how HSN complies with the 10 international privacy principles developed by the Canadian Standards Association and adopted as the basis for Canadian privacy legislation.