UK: Breach of NHS Lothian colleague’s medical records linked to staff member at Edinburgh Royal Hospital
Elsa Maishman reports:
An investigation has been launched by Police Scotland after the medical records of more than 150 NHS Lothian staff members were “inappropriately accessed” by a colleague, the Scotsman reported.
After a delay in searching for a record of the incident, due to NHS Lothian being unable to provide certain details over fears of patient confidentiality, Police Scotland has confirmed that the breach was traced to a staff member at the Edinburgh Royal Hospital.
Read more on The Scotsman.
It’s great that this was picked up by routine monitoring.