Health and Community Services
February 8, 2017

Public Advisory: Public Input Welcome in Personal Health Information Act Review

The statutory review committee appointed to review the Personal Health Information Act is seeking public input. The act establishes rules that custodians of personal health information must follow when collecting, using and disclosing individuals’ confidential personal health information. Members of the public who wish to participate in the review can visit external link to complete an online survey.

Those interested in making submissions as part of the review can also contact the PHIA Review Chairperson at, or by mail:

PHIA Review Chairperson
Department of Health and Community Services
Confederation Building
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4J6

The deadline for first round of submissions is February 14, 2017.

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Media contact:

Emily Timmins
Media Relations Manager
Department of Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 693-1292

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