WHAT IS THE PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT (PHIPPA)?
The Personal Health Information Protection Act, is the provincial law that establishes rules for the collection, use and disclosure of personal health specific information about individuals. In a School Board, PHIPA applies to speech, language and psychological assessments.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Personal information means any recorded information about an identifiable person, including but not limited to:
· Your race, nationality or ethnic origin,
· Your colour, religion, age,
· Your educational information and/or medical information,
· Your personal views or opinions.