Freedom of Information (FOI)

Applying for access to your medical record

You can request a copy of your KEMH medical record either by Information Request or under the Freedom of Information Act 1992.

Information Request

Patients wishing to access their KEMH medical record should submit an Information Request Form, along with a copy of photo identification, to the Freedom of Information department. There are no fees involved for Information Requests.

 Email:  FOI.KEMH@health.wa.gov.au
 Fax: (08) 6458 1068
 Post:

Freedom of Information
King Edward Memorial Hospital 
PO Box 134 
SUBIACO WA 6904

Your request for access will normally be processed within 30 days (WA) of receipt.

Medical centres, general practitioners, and other hospitals who wish to access patient information should fax their request, along with patient consent, to the Medical Records department on (08) 9388 1780.

Freedom of Information (FOI)

Applications made under the Freedom of Information Act 1992 should be completed on an FOI Application Form and provided to KEMH FOI along with a copy of photo identification:

 Email:  FOI.KEMH@health.wa.gov.au
 Post:

Freedom of Information Department
King Edward Memorial Hospital 
PO Box 134 
SUBIACO WA 6904

The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992 provides a general right of access to documents. Some documents are considered exempt under the Act and may not be released.

There is no charge for an application for personal information. Requests for non-personal information incur a fee of $30 plus administrative charges.

FOI applications will be managed within 45 days unless otherwise negotiated.

For further information contact the Information Officer on (08) 6458 1312 or by email at FOI.KEMH@helath.wa.gov.au.

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