AU: Health department contacts parents after confidential information goes missing

Port Pirie hospital is contacting 234 families after a laptop computer was stolen from the premises.

The laptop, used as part of the State-wide Infant Screening Hearing Program, had a security password login and cannot be used as a personal device.

But Regional Director Yorke and Northern Roger Kirchner said because hearing test data was stored on the laptop, the health service was advising families of the incident.

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