UK: Braintree GP surgery warns of data breach after ‘confidential’ information blows across roads

Matt Lee reports:

A GP surgery has admitted to a data breach after “confidential” information was blown into the local area whilst being obtained by waste collectors. Mount Chambers Surgery in Braintree says they have reported themselves to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) over the breach.

The GP surgery, on Coggeshall Road in Braintree, looks after just over 13,000 patients according to NHS data. Mount Chambers Surgery has not said whether the data breach, which occurred on March 13, involved any information relating directly to patients.

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