Ca: Patient horrified after medical information left at curb outside London walk-in clini

Andrew Lupton reports: Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner is investigating after a clear plastic bag containing documents with patient names and medication information was left at the curb outside a London walk-in clinic. One patient whose information was in the bag said she’s furious the papers weren’t shredded. Read more on CBC.

Ca: ‘We feel terrible’: Vancouver tour company apologizes as privacy commissioner looks into breach

Penny Daflos reports: A tour company that organizes school field trips for B.C. students is apologizing for dumping personal information in the recycling bin of a sorting room where hundreds of Yaletown residents and others had access. Peter Meiszner, who lives in the residential area of the mixed-use building on Cambie Street, was stunned...

AU: Queensland Health launches investigation after medical files found on busy Brisbane road

Josh Bavas reports: Queensland Health is investigating how a large parcel of patients’ medical documents, earmarked for destruction, were lost on a busy Brisbane road. A staff member came across the files last Thursday on Abbotsford Road in Bowen Hills, kilometres away from their home at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). hey...