My Health Record
My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.
Having a My Health Record means your important health information like allergies, medical conditions and treatments, medicine/prescription details, blood test results and scans as well as hospital discharges can be shared.
Almost 20% of Australia's population is registered for a My Health Record. Over 4.78 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds, with over 9,879 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health. Over 9,358,625 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded!
The Australian Government announced in the 2017 Budget the creation of a My Health Record for every Australian to begin nationally from mid-2018. If you don’t already have a My Health Record, a new record will be automatically created for you, unless you choose not to have one.
To view more information about the My Health Record system or to create/register please go to the My Health Record web site.
After you create your Electronic Health Record, ask your GP at Belrose Medical Centre to upload your medical file. You can go through with the GP and see/choose what you would like shared or not.