Consent to Disclose Health Information Form

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Consent to Disclose Health Information
The patient/client or his/her authorized representative must complete this form before AHS may disclose the
patient’s/client’s health information to someone else (unless Alberta’s Health Information Act authorizes
disclosure without consent). The information on this form, together with any record authorizing a representative
to act on behalf of the patient/client, is being collected under part 3 of the Health Information Act for the
purpose of recording the patient’s/client’s consent to the specified disclosure and will be filed on the
patient/client record. For questions about this collection of information, contact the program area that provided
you this form or contact the Chief Privacy Officer at 10301 Southport Lane SW, Calgary, AB T2W 1S7 or call
Patient/client name
Personal health number (authorized by HIA s.21(1))
Date of birth (yyyy-Mon-dd)
Postal Code
Details of health information being disclosed (write in full without abbreviations, include dates of treatment)
Identify below where records exist
Health service provider, hospital, clinic, program
Date consent is effective
Expiry date (valid for 2 years if no date)
Name of individual(s)/organization(s) information is being disclosed to
Province Postal Code
Purpose(s) of disclosure
Authority of person(s) giving consent (If signing on behalf of the patient/client, indicate your authority below and provide
a copy of the document which authorizes you)
o Guardian (or Trustee) - of a minor under the age of 18 years, who is not determined to be a mature minor
- named in a Guardianship Order/appointed under the Adult Guardianship and
Trusteeship Act, if access to health information relates to the powers and duties of the guardian (or trustee)
o Nearest relative under Mental Health Act - if access to health information is necessary to carry out
obligations of the nearest relative
o Agent - appointed in an enacted personal directive according to the Personal Directives Act
o Personal representative - of a deceased patient, if the access to information relates to administration of
the individual’s estate
o Power of attorney - if access to health information relates to the powers and duties of the attorney
o Written authorization - any written authorization from the individual to act on the individual’s behalf
o Specific decision maker - as defined in the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
I authorize AHS to disclose the health information described above to the individual(s) or organization(s)
identified above. I understand why I have been asked to disclose my individually identifying information. I am
aware of the risks and benefits of consenting, or refusing to consent, to the disclosure of my health
information. I understand that I may revoke this consent in writing at any time.
Date (yyyy-Mon-dd)
Name of person giving consent