In selecting Kogarah Private Hospital, we assure you that both your privacy and dignity will be maintained at all times. Medical records will be held relating to your medical treatment. The contents of your medical records will only be divulged with your consent or where permitted or authorised by law. We will handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Collection Statement in the Admission Booklet.
Kogarah Private Hospital will handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (including the National Privacy Principles under that Act) and other applicable laws.
Rights and Responsibility
As a patient of Kogarah Private Hospital, you have certain responsibilities as a patient and the right to expect a certain standard of healthcare. A booklet is provided to assist you with all the information you require regarding your rights and responsibilities. Please see the reception staff on the day of your admission should you wish to read this booklet.
As a patient of Kogarah Private Hospital, you have the right to raise any concerns either you or your family may have in relation to your care. All complaints or concerns should be directed to the Director of Nursing in the first instance. Any complaint will be promptly acknowledged and will be investigated thoroughly by the relevant person within the organisation. Kogarah Private Hospital will then communicate the outcome and recommendations to the consumer, staff, and management. Any unresolved complaints may be reviewed by another staff member or referred by the complainant to the Health Care Complaints Commission (details below).
Kogarah Private also appreciates any compliments or suggestions you may have that would assist us in improving our service. Please feel free to complete the customer feedback form which will be provided at reception on discharge. This may be completed before leaving the day surgery or you may return it by mail should you prefer. Alternatively, you may wish to complete the Patient Feedback form on this website.