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Melissa's My Health Record story

Melissa and her husband Damien have seen hundreds of healthcare providers since he lost his sight at the age of 26. Using My Health Record means Melissa doesn’t need to remember all the details of Damien's health history and medications.


Update: Opt-out period extension until 15 November 2018

On 10 August, Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that the opt-out period would be extended until 15 November 2018. This is to ensure all Australians have an opportunity to make an informed decision as the government strengthens the 2012 My Health Record legislation. For details of the announcement click here