Funeral directors, hospital employee charged with corruption, data breach
Matthew Agius reports:
Three men have been released on bail in relation to the leaking of personal details relating to deceased hospital patients to funeral directors.
The son of a patient who died at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre had told local newspaper the Times of Malta that two funeral directors had turned up at his home to offer their unsolicited services even before he had been officially advised by the hospital about the death.
He accused hospital staff of divulging personal information, giving the undertakers his father’s name and time of death and his address and mobile number.
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