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The role of the Health Records department is:

  1. To maintain accurate and complete medical records that can act as a means of communication amongst physicians and other health care professionals contributing to the care of a patient to ensure continuity of patient care and to furnish documentary evidence of the course of every patient's illness and treatment during each hospital visit;
  2. To establish and recognize best practices in the management of privacy, confidentiality and security of health information;
  3. To apply the technologies used to collect, access, store and transmit information in all its forms;
  4. To provide statistics which may aid in determining trends or problems and which may help to achieve better/optimal patient care;
  5. To serve as an information center for use in research and education.

To submit a request to access your own Personal Health Information, please download and print this form, complete the required information, and submit to:

Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Attn: Health Records Department
One Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON
K9J 7C6

Main Office: 0730 - 2330 hours daily
Transcription: 0800 - 1600 hours daily
Coding: Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1600 hours

Phone 705-743-2121 x3900
Fax 705-876-5146