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Well that's OK then. The website is about as reliable as the My Health Record itself.
How "users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the website for their purposes" isn't explained.
Trust us, but don't rely on us.
Learn more about My Health Record
Cancel my record
How to cancel your My Health Record
- Log in to your My Health Record through myGov.
- Select the 'Profile & Settings' tab.
- Select profile and navigate to the bottom of the page.
- Read the information and click on ‘Cancel My Health Record’.
What happens when you cancel a My Health Record?
- Healthcare providers will not be able to upload documents to the record, or access the record - even in an emergency.
- You, or your representative can only access the record by making a request to us.
- Once your record is cancelled, it will be retained for a period of 30 years after your death or, if the date of death is unknown, for a period of 130 years after the date of your birth.
- Your My Health Record may be accessed by us for the purposes of maintenance, audit and other purposes required or authorised by law.