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Privacy Policy for North Coast Radiology Group will be updated soon.

SUBPOENAS AND REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

Issuing a Subpoena, summons or statutory notice

All subpoenas that require the production of documents or diagnostic medical images on behalf of North Coast Radiology (“NCRG”) should be addressed to:

People, Culture and Administration

North Coast Radiology

PO BOX 115

LISMORE NSW 2480

Conduct Money

NCRG expects to receive conduct money with any subpoena.  Conduct money is to offset the administrative costs involved in searching, locating, reviewing, copying and delivering documents in compliance with that subpoena.

The minimum amount of conduct money provided with a subpoena is $60, by way of cheque made out to “North Coast Radiology Group”.  This amount will cover up to two hours searching records, reviewing records, copying up to 100 pages and delivery. If the time involved and records located go beyond these presumptions, NCRG may contact you to discuss payment of additional costs.

 

Requests for Information

NCRG is subject to the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 and the Privacy Act 1988.  The minimum cost of handling a request (except requests under statutory authority) is $60.00.  Payment is required at the time of the request.

If you have any queries in relation to subpoenas or requests for information, please phone (02) 6623 6103.

DISCLAIMER

 

This website contains general information only and should not be substituted for medical advice from your health care provider.

 

The North Coast Radiology Group strives to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information contained in printed information distributed by the North Coast Radiology Group.

 

The North Coast Radiology Group reserves the right to change or alter at any time without notice, any of the Information.

 

To the extent permitted at law, the North Coast Radiology Group excludes all liability (including all losses, damages, costs and expenses of whatever nature) arising from the use of, or reliance on, any of the Information.

 

If you would like information specific to your diagnostic imaging needs, please contact us.

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