‘Stolen’ medical records from Prime Medical clinic found flying around Melbourne park

Julia Medew reports:

Medical files belonging to at least a dozen patients have allegedly been stolen from a Melbourne GP clinic and dumped in a park, exposing people’s most intimate personal history.

The privacy breach also puts the patients at risk of identity theft because the files included their full name, address, date of birth, medicare number, and medical history. The documents were so comprehensive they included details about who the people lived with and what medications they were on.

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