Medical Records

How do I access my medical records?

To obtain a copy of your medical record you must:

Please return the completed form to NNSWLHD-LIS-MedicoLegal@health.nsw.gov.au or post to:

Clinical Information Service (Medical Records)
Northern NSW Local Health District
Locked Mail Bag 11, LISMORE NSW 2480

Our staff will direct your request to the relevant hospital for action.

Access to Medical Records in NSW is regulated by the Health Records and Information Privacy Act NSW 2002 (HRIPA) and the NSW Health Privacy Manual.

Clinical Information Services (CIS) are responsible for providing you with health information according to the Act.

Note: If you are a solicitor, NGO representative or similar looking to obtain client records please contact the relevant department directly on the numbers listed below.

Need more information about accessing your medical records?

To speak to someone about accessing medical records, please contact the Clinical Information Services (Medical Records) Medico-legal Department on these phone numbers:

Ballina 02 6686 2111 Bonalbo 02 6665 4100 Byron Bay 02 6639 9423
Casino 02 6660 0500 Grafton 02 6641 8446 Kyogle 02 6632 1522
Lismore 02 6620 2261 Maclean 02 6640 0104 Murwillumbah 02 6672 1822
Nimbin 02 6689 1400 Tweed Heads 07 5506 7000 Urbenville 02 6634 1600