Privacy of Personal information is a Fundamental Right of Health Care in South Africa.

As your psychometrist, when you provide me health information I give you these assurances:

I will…

✔ Only collect information required for the assessment process

✔ Give you access to your own records and, if requested, make copies of them at a reasonable cost

✔ Only share your information with other health professionals or health care institutions to the extent necessary to provide you with proper health care

✔ Ask your permission to share your health information if required for other purposes unless I must provide it for legal reasons

✔ Keep your information secure and retain or destroy these records as requested by law

✔ Keep accurate records

My role in protecting your health information is guided by:

  • The Hippocratic Oath
  • The HPCSA Code of Ethics professional policies and practices, legislation and regulation