Consent to Medical Treatment and Storage and Use of Medical Information
If deemed necessary by BA staff or BA, the Participant may be assessed, provided with advice and/or given treatment by BA appointed doctors and other health service providers, including but not limited to physiotherapists, psychologists and nutritionists (‘Health Providers’).
The Participant and Parent:
a) consent to the Health Providers:
(i) consulting with, screening and treating the Participant; and
(ii) collecting and storing records of relevant consultation or treatment information (‘Database Information’) (including entering that Database Information into BA’s electronic Athlete Management System (‘AMS’) or eqivalent);
b) acknowledges that BA is not responsible for treatments provided by the Health Providers and that BA only facilitates these services. The Participant understands that BA does not accept any responsibility or liability for the services provided to the Participant by the Health Providers. The Participant acknowledges the risks associated with obtaining the services from the Health Providers and accept those risks voluntarily;
c) consents to BA obtaining, on behalf of the Participant, any medical assistance, treatment and transport for the Participant as BA deems reasonably necessary. The Participant acknowledges and agrees that he or she will be responsible for any costs associated with any such medical treatment and/or transportation.
d) acknowledges that, subject to BA complying with relevant privacy and health records legislation:
(i) the Participant’s Database Information may be disclosed to the Health Providers, BA’s National Coach and other BA coaches or health professionals who require access to the Participant’s Database Information in the course of treating or coaching the Participant (including but not limited to health professionals outside Australia or at activities other than those sanctioned by BA); and
(ii) the Participant’s Database Information may be used by BA for the purpose of assessing and improving its programs or for research; and
e) acknowledges and agrees that:
(i) he or she has no proprietary rights to the Database, nor to any Database Information that concerns him or her which is entered into the AMS; and
(ii) if he or she ceases to participate in the Activities or revokes the above consents, BA will retain a copy of all Database Information for use in any subsequent relationship into which the Participant enters with BA and for the purpose of assessing and improving its programs, or, for research, and will otherwise deal with such Database Information in accordance with applicable legislation including the Privacy Act and the Health Records Act.