Health record

Details of your treatment and care are recorded in your health record and are regarded as strictly confidential. This record, including electronic information and radiographic images such as x-rays, will remain the property of King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) and access is limited to the health professionals directly involved in your care.

Letters and information about the care provided to you are generally sent to your General Practitioner (GP) or other referring specialist.

Request a copy of your medical record

You may request a copy of your KEMH health record by emailing foi.kemh@health.wa.gov.au.

Before you are given access to your personal documents you will need to provide proof of identity. If you are seeking document(s) on behalf of another person, you will need to produce authorisation in writing.

Applications for access to documents are processed within 45 days of receipt of a valid application.

More information

Access my WA Health medical records at Healthy WA (external site)
Freedom of Information at KEMH
Office of the Information Commissioner Western Australia (external site)