AU: Police investigate journalists' claims

This is a follow-up to a story mentioned here:

WEST Australian police are investigating claims by a Perth journalist that he was able to access private details of hospital patients from old computers found dumped outside a hospital.

A Sunday Times journalist today reported that private details, including the names and addresses of patients, were being left on old computers dumped in an open hospital bin in a laneway at Royal Perth Hospital.

“Personal information, including patient names and addresses, dates of birth, medical conditions and patient numbers, was accessed with ease by The Sunday Times this week,” the journalist claimed.

Full story – The Australian

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