NZ: Hospital sorry for naming patients in reports

Kate Newton reports:

Hutt Hospital has apologised to two patients after accidentally including their names and some medical details in public meeting papers.

The blunder was discovered after the papers for Tuesday’s Hutt Valley District Health Board meeting had been distributed and the meeting held.

The patients’ names were published in a section on serious and sentinel events at the hospital between January and March, alongside details of each event and the injuries each patient received.

Read more in The Nelson Mail (New Zealand).

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