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Access to Records - FIPPA

Access to Records

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

 

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) provides you with the following rights:

  • the right of access to your personal information maintained by Prairie Mountain Health (PMH),

  • the right to request a correction to any information maintained about you by PMH, and

  • the right of access to information in records maintained by PMH.

FIPPA also protects your personal information. It establishes rules for how we are permitted to collect, use and disclose your personal information.

FIPPA does not apply to information contained in health records/medical records. For information about accessing your personal health information, refer to our section entitled Access to Records - Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).


 Requests for access to information under FIPPA are managed centrally within PMH by the Access and Privacy Program.

If you would like more information about your rights under FIPPA, you can contact the Regional Manager – Access and Privacy at:

Deloraine Satellite Office - c/o Privacy

Box 447 - 119 Kellet Street South

Deloraine, MB R0M 0M0

Ph: 204-483-6175

Fax: 204-747-3958

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 How to Request Records Maintained by PMH:

Complete the application form to access information in records held by Prairie Mountain Health. Describe the information you wish to access as clearly and as specifically as possible. Include your name, address and telephone (or fax) number. Remember to sign the form. Mail or fax the application to the PMH Access and Privacy Program.

Mail or fax the application to the PMH Access and Privacy Program at:

PMH Access and Privacy Program

Souris Regional Office

PO Box 626

Souris, MB R0K 2C0

Fax:  204-578-2810

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For more information about FIPPA, click here.