UK: Confidential Health Data Of Thousands Of Dorset Patients Leaked By Accident

Andrew Goldman reports:

The private data of thousands of NHS patients across Dorset was breached during a five-year-period – among the highest in the country.

A new study has shown Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust (DHC) experienced the fourth highest number of data breaches in the UK, however the trust says this does not tell the whole story.

Security website sent out Freedom of Information requests to 229 NHS foundations across the UK regarding data breaches. Of those, 152 responded.

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