The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

This Act provides a right of access to information in records held by public bodies. WRHA is a public body as defined by the Act. With certain limited exceptions, you may see and obtain copies of records from WRHA.

FIPPA also protects your personal information. There are clear and certain rules for collection, use and disclosure of personal information by public bodies.

FIPPA does not apply to personal health information contained in medical records. For information about accessing your personal health information, refer to our section on PHIA.

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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