AU: Patient privacy breach: over 1600 medical letters found dumped in Sydney bin

Kate Aubusson reports:

More than 700 public patients have had their privacy breached and potential delays in their follow up care after more than 1600 medical letters were found dumped in Sydney bin.

NSW Health is investigating the incident involving a sub-contractor for a company tasked with transcribing medical letters sent from specialists to general practitioners, Global Transcription Services (GTS).

Read more on Sydney Morning Herald.

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