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Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000

In complying with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 Sunshine Coast Urogynaecology provides the following advice to users of our website about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

  • The site is maintained to comply with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Code of Ethics.
  • The only personal information that is collected from the website is from users choosing  to use the email address available  through enquire@sc-ug.com.au
  • Any information obtained via the email addresses will be reviewed either by the receptionist or Dr Higgs. The information will be handed in an equivalent manner to any other patient contact to maintain confidentiality of personal information.
  • The policy is posted on the website and is available for download using the Adobe Reader.
  • Dr Peta Higgs is the Practice Privacy Officer.

This internet site has been developed with the intention of providing information only. Whilst all attempts will be made to maintain accuracy and validity, the Practice accepts no responsibility for events arising from use of the information provided. Although the advice for patients is as comprehensive and accurate as possible, it is only general and should not be used as a substitute for the patient consulting their own doctor.


We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.


All links from this website are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

Medical Information on the Internet

If you use the Internet for medical information:
Always look for a balanced view - not just one site.
Remember that anyone can publish anything on the Internet.
Make sure the authors and their qualifications are listed.
Look at what other reliable information the site refers to.
Check that the site is regularly updated.
Look for advertising which might influence the information on the site.
Avoid online consultations or diagnoses.
Check on privacy and confidentiality.
Sites from outside Australia may mention treatments that are not available here.