NHS trusts lose confidential data

Brian Meechan of BBC reports:

More than 150 security breaches at NHS trusts across Wales have led to patient and staff details being put at risk.

Among data losses over a three year period, patient details from an entire children’s ward in Wrexham was found on a piece of paper in a puddle.


The North East NHS Trust had the highest number of security breaches – 53 – but this could be explained by better reporting or a more open approach to FOI.

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