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My Health Record

My Health Record is an online summary of your health information. You control what goes into your record, and who is allowed to access it. Share your health information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers from anywhere, any time.

Healthcare providers such as GPs, specialists and pharmacists can add clinical documents about your health to your record. This includes:
  • an overview of your health uploaded by your doctor, called a Shared Health Summary. This is a useful reference for new doctors or other healthcare providers that you visit
  • hospital discharge summaries
  • reports from test and scans, like blood tests
  • medications that your doctor has prescribed to you
  • Referral letters from your doctors.
Having a My Health Record means your important health information including allergies, current conditions and treatments, medicine details, pathology reports or diagnostic imaging scan reports can be digitally stored in one place. 

Every Australian will be offered a My Health Record, however you will have a choice to opt-out during the three month period from 16 July to 15 October 2018. 

As more people and their healthcare providers use the My Health Record system, Australia’s national health system will become better connected. This will result in faster and more efficient care for you and your family.

More information about My Health Record can be found at

All you need to know about My Health Record in 2018

GCPHN Local Events

GCPHN will be attending the following community events to provide more information and answer any questions you may have relating to My Health Record. For specific times please refer to our event calendar or contact the event organisers.

July 2018

  • Southport Library | Tuesday 16 July
  • Runaway Bay Library | Tuesday 17 July
  • My Health Record - Are You Ready (for GPs only) Southport Sharks | Wednesday 18 July
  • Seniors Expo, Northern Gold Coast Runaway Bay | Wednesday 18 July
  • Gold Coast Seniors Health and Lifestyle Expo Twin Towns Services Club | Thursday 19 July
  • Pacific Pines Winterfest Central Park Oval, Pacific Pines | Sunday 22 July
  • Emerald Lakes Twilight Market Carrara | Thursday 26 July
  • Springbrook Winter Fair Springbrook State School | Sunday 29 July

August 2018

  • Homeless Connect Metricon Stadium | Wednesday 1 Aug
  • Disability Expo Gold Coast Event Centre, Bundall | Friday 3 and Saturday 4 Aug
  • MyHR Software Training (general practice event only) GCPHN | Thursday 9 Aug
  • Multicultural Festival Broadwater Parklands, Southport | Sunday 12 Aug
  • Nepalese Festival Southport | Wednesday 22 Aug
  • Seniors Week Palm Beach Share and Care | Wednesday 22nd Aug
  • AHP/RACF Evening Event (for health professionals only) The Glades, Robina | Thursday 23 Aug
  • Canungra Show Priority Canungra Showground | Saturday 25 Aug
  • Gold Coast Show Broadwater Parklands, Southport | Friday 31 Aug - Sunday 2 Sept

September 2018

  • MyHR Software Training (general practice event only) GCPHN | Wednesday 12 Sept
  • Ormeau Lions Fair Ritchie Bros Auction Centre | Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 Sept
  • Gold Coast Seniors Health and Lifestyle Expo Albert Waterways Community Centre | Thursday 20 Sept
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