AU: Melbourne hospital in hot water as patients’ confidential medical records found on train

Aneeka Simonis reports:

A Melbourne hospital has apologised after the confidential medical records of more than a dozen patients were found on a train.

The Herald Sun understands the privacy breach, at the Northern Hospital in Epping, involved 16 patients.

The documents, found recently on a South Morang line train, included patients’ names, home addresses, contact numbers and medical conditions.

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