We collect, use, disclose and retain personal information about our patients in order to:

  • Treat our patients
  • Assess the quality of our care
  • Administer the hospital
  • Collect data for statistical purposes
  • Comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • Raise funds through the HGH Foundation

All information gathered about patients remains confidential.

If you have any questions about confidentiality, please contact the Chief Privacy Officer at 613-632-1111, extension 21501 or by email at CPO@hgh.ca.

For more information on personal information and privacy rules, visit Ontario Government Services.

Photos and videos

To respect the confidentiality of information and the privacy of patients, visitors, volunteers and staff, you must obtain permission before taking pictures and videos or recording conversations.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

As a public institution, Hawkesbury & District General Hospital is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For information on making a request, visit the section Quality and Performance.