Theft

UK: Hospital medic lost boxes of private patient data while conducting study without approval

Jonathan Humphries reports: A senior medic has been suspended after running a clinical trial using sensitive medical information without permission of his hospital. Miguel Martin Garcia, a band 8 physiotherapist at Liverpool Women’s Hospital, used patient consent forms headed with the trust’s branding and carted off boxes of patient records to a private practice. His...

In: Records stolen from Sector 23 govt school

TNN reports: The UT police have booked an unidentified person for stealing records and damaging a computer system at a government school in Sector 23. Rajiv, principal of Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 23, said in his police complaint that an unidentified person entered the computer lab of the school, stole files and set admission...

UK: Aneurin Bevan health board: Theft impacting patient enquiries

Jonathon Hill reports: The Aneurin Bevan University Health Board says it is struggling to respond to patient enquiries after theft of important equipment from one of its sites. In a statement the health board has said: “Due to a break in at one of our premises last night, our Trauma and Orthopaedic Outpatients team...