As a customer of Pihlajalinna, you can authorise someone to act on your behalf in your dealings with Pihlajalinna. This authorisation is called a power of attorney.
If you wish to authorise someone to act on your behalf, proceed as follows:
The power of attorney is entered in Pihlajalinna’s patient information system. When you wish to revoke the power of attorney, print out the “Revocation of a power attorney” form and fill in the details. You can return the revocation form either by post or in person to a Pihlajalinna clinic. The revocation form is entered in Pihlajalinna’s patient information system.
If you are authorised to act on behalf of someone, please pay attention to the following:
If a customer authorises someone to receive patient information on their behalf, the authorised party fills in a form titled “Request to access patient information”, after which the request for information will proceed according to the normal process. Read more about requests for patient information.
A power of attorney can be issued by an adult who is legally competent and capable of understanding the meaning of the power of attorney. If the person does not meet the above conditions and does not have a legal representative, no one can issue a power of attorney on his or her behalf.
For more information on authorising a person to act on behalf of another, please contact your nearest Pihlajalinna clinic or Pihlajalinna customer service.