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What is the clinic’s policy on confidentiality?


Thanks for your question. 

Without knowing which clinic you’re asking about it’s hard for me to give an exact answer, but I can give you some general information.

All clinic visits are confidential, unless a client is at risk of being harmed, harming themselves, or harming others.

This confidentiality means that the nurse or doctor you see at a clinic cannot share any of your information with anyone else. Sometimes for medical reasons a nurse or doctor may need to consult with another healthcare professional regarding a client’s health, in which case relevant information will be shared. However, any consulting doctors will be held to same confidentiality agreement, where they cannot share the information with anyone else. 

For additional information see our page on Confidentiality.

Hope this helps. Please feel free to comment below or submit another question if needed.

Health Nurse