Medical Disclaimer

Please remember that the medical information provided by our staff, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered an educational service only. The information sent through e-mail should not be relied upon as a medical consultation. This mechanism is not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. We will do our best to provide information to help you make your healthcare decisions. 

Many external links have been provided on this site as a service and convenience to our patients and other visitors to our website. These external sites are created and maintained by other public and private organisations. We do not control or guarantee this outside information’s accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness. 

By using this website, you are accepting the following conditions:

1. No advice 

  • 1.1 Our website contains general medical information. 
  • 1.2 The medical information is not advice and should not be treated as such. 

2. No warranties 

  • 2.1 The medical information on our website is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied. 
  • 2.2 Without limiting the scope of Section 2.1, we do not warrant or represent that the medical information on this website:
    • (a) will be constantly available, or available at all; or 
    • (b) is true, accurate, complete, current or non-misleading. 

3. Medical assistance 

  • 3.1 You must not rely on the information on our website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. 
  • 3.2 If you have specific questions about any medical matter, consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. 
  • 3.3 If you think you are suffering from any medical condition, seek immediate medical attention. 
  • 3.4 You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice or discontinue medical treatment because of information on our website. 

4. Interactive features 

  • 4.1 Our website includes interactive features that allow users to communicate with us. 
  • 4.2 You acknowledge that, because of the limited nature of communication through our website’s interactive features, any assistance you may receive using such features is likely to be incomplete and even misleading. 
  • 4.3 Any assistance you may receive using our website’s interactive features does not constitute specific advice and, accordingly, should not be relied upon without further independent confirmation. 

5. Limits upon exclusions of liability 

  • 5.1 Nothing in this disclaimer will:
    • (a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; 
    • (b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; 
    • (c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or 
    • (d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.