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Health Minister Greg Hunt Addresses ‘My Health Record’ Privacy Fears

Police and government agencies will not be able to access a person’s My Health Record data without a court order under law changes proposed by the federal government. Medical records will be stored on a national database under the controversial federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, pharmacists and hospital staff, with …

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More Privacy Fears For ‘My Health Record’ Over Police Access To Data

Police and law enforcement agencies will be able to access the sensitive medical data contained on the My Health Record system without a warrant or court order, according to a new legal analysis. People’s medical records will be stored on a national database under the federal government scheme, to be viewed by patients, GPs, specialists, …