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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Requests for information under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

Type 

PIB

Authority 

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Sched. A

Description 

Records related to requests for access to Personal Health Information.

Location 

Health Records

Format 

Electronic

Information Maintained 

Name, contact info. & medical record number of individual to whom the personal health information (PHI) relates, patient consent to disclose to another person or organization (e.g. insurance co.), may include name & contact info for substitute decision maker (if applicable).

Uses 

To identify, locate and provide requested personal health information to patient/former patient or as directed by patient or substitute decision maker.

Users 

Release of Information Department staff

Individuals in Bank 

Patients

Retention and Disposal 

33 years