Doctors breaching patient privacy: Orwell redux

Warwick P Anderson
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (12): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb03170.x
Published online: 20 June 2011

To the Editor: I write to clarify the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC’s) role in supporting the dissemination of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwlth), which regulates information privacy, and to correct some statements made by Handelsman and colleagues in their Viewpoint article.1

  • Warwick P Anderson

  • National Health and Medical Research Council, Canberra, ACT.



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