AU: Prescription records found strewn in street after contractor's employee forgets to shred first, then haul

Rex Martinich reports:

Hamilton’s James Dean Pharmacy has resolved the issue with its secure document disposal contractor after a number of prescription receipts were left beside Digby Rd earlier last month.

The documents were strewn across 30 metre stretch of road on April 24 and the contractor responsible said the documents were retrieved on the same day.

The recepts included the names of patients, their addresses, prescription medications and doses as well as their doctors’ names.

“We have resolved this issue,” a statement from Haul All Waste Management said.

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