Accessing your child’s health records
The Victorian Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1982 allows you to request access to an individual’s health information. It is possible to obtain copies of this information or to view original documents.
Monash Health holds health records for Monash Children’s Hospital.
Applications must be made in writing and include sufficient detail to identify the correct medical record.
The application form can be downloaded from http://monashhealth.org/page/Access_my_records or by calling the Freedom of Information unit on (03) 9594 2123.
For a more detailed understanding of the FOI Act please visit the Freedom of Information Commissioner website http://www.foi.vic.gov.au/home/foi