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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 print and complete this form. You may also use this form to request the Health Information of a deceased, minor, or incapacitated individual, if doing so, please refer to these linked instructions.

Individuals making third party requests (e.g. Insurance company, lawyer etc.) must download, print and complete this form.

Forms must be submitted to:

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

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

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