Quiz - Have you breached your cousin's privacy?

You notice on your practice's calendar that your cousin has an appointment to see a colleague. You suspect it's because of a recently discovered breast lump.

After the consult, you decide to check her medical records to see what has transpired. Would you be able to defend allegations that you breached her privacy?

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Dr Craig Lilienthal is a GP and medicolegal adviser in Sydney, NSW.

This quiz first appeared in AusDoc's Medicolegal Group.