Ca: LHSC probes confidentiality breach

Jonathan Sher reports:

Confidential patient records with names, health card numbers and handwritten notes about treatments have been found exposed on the grounds around London’s Victoria Hospital, The Free Press has learned.

The records were found in an area near the northwest corner of the grounds frequented by delivery trucks.

According to a good Samaritan who turned the records over to a security guard, it appeared the records had been out in the elements for awhile, as if they’d gotten wet and then dried out.

There were about a dozen patient records in all.

Read more in the London Free Press.

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