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Western Australia - Archival Collection

Hospital [Public Hospitals] Records, Western Australia (1894 - )

Department of Health Western Australia

From
1894
Website
https://www.healthywa.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Access-my-WA-Health-medical-records

Each hospital in Western Australia manages their own medical records for each patient they see. If you wish to find out if there is medical or personal information held about you from when you were a child, you must contact a Freedom of Information Officer at the relevant hospital or health service provider. Please visit the Access my WA Health medical records webpage for information about accessing personal medical records.

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Access Conditions

Access to these records is restricted to protect the privacy of individuals. The Department of Health's website has a list of contacts for each region and the Freedom of Information Officers listed can help with enquiries about records from public hospitals that are now closed.

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Researching Your Family History in Western Australia through Mental Health Records
Title
Researching Your Family History in Western Australia through Mental Health Records
Type
Document
Date
9 May 2012
Source
Mental Health Museum of WA Inc, Info-Sheet-Family History-A4-final.pdf

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Sources used to compile this entry: Steve Howell, 'Dead Reckoning', in State Library of Western Australia website, http://cms.slwa.wa.gov.au/dead_reckoning.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser