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Health Link Privacy

Our Commitment to your Privacy
The South Georgian Bay Community Health Link (The Heath Link) is a group of local healthcare and community services, working together, to find ways to do things better, to reach more people to help them manage their health and avoid crisis situations that could result in hospital or ED visits.


In order to provide coordinated health services to you, the Health Link needs to collect, use and disclose personal health information about you. You have a right to know how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. You have a right to expect that we will use all reasonable means to keep your personal health information accurate, confidential and secure.


The Health Link is committed to a high standard of privacy for its information practices. We comply with applicable privacy legislation, namely, the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).


We do this through a comprehensive privacy and security program that brings together expertise from all of our partner organizations to protect and secure your health data. You can learn more about our policies, protocols and procedures by reading our Privacy Policy. It outlines how we approach data governance and maintain privacy and security protection in all that we do.


Click here to view the full Privacy Policy.


Click here for a copy of our Patient Consent Form.


Click here for our Data De-Identification Policy.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices please contact the Privacy Officer at privacy@gbfht.ca or by phone at 705-444-5885 x220