Lost or Missing

AU: Call for formal probe into Barwon Health privacy breach

Bay 93.9 reports: There are calls for an independent investigation after sensitive medical records were found on a Geelong street. The documents included data about dementia and mental health patients and contained information including names, conditions, medication, behaviours and even toileting habits. Barwon Health has apologised to residents and families involved in the breach....

Lost garda documents fell from back of bike

Darrah McDonagh reports: Garda documents fell off the back of a motorcycle when it hit a speed bump and were never recovered, according to records. The incident was one of more than 40 data-protection breaches involving sensitive information held by the Department of Justice and Equality that were recorded last year. Read more on...

IOM: Manx government loses home care residents’ personal data

BBC reports: Personal information belonging to dozens of vulnerable people receiving government-funded home care on the Isle of Man has been lost. Paper records of phone numbers, names and addresses of 33 adults had been “mislaid”, the Department of Health and Social Care admitted. Codes to access the keys to seven people’s homes were...