Sophia Sleigh reports:
A hospital lost a filing cabinet containing vulnerable patients’ confidential details in a major security breach, it has emerged.
Documents, containing data on 63 patients – who could be from anywhere in south-west London – disappeared from Sutton Hospital last year prompting an investigation by Government inspectors.
Privacy campaigners have called the Epsom and St Helier Trust’s loss of the cabinet a “fundamental failure” to protect patients’ privacy while Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake has demanded the trust keep tighter control of patient records.
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