UK: Consultant faces misconduct hearing over patient records 'thrown away'

Tristan Kirk reports:

A consultant at a private Enfield hospital is facing disciplinary proceedings after patient records were allegedly thrown away by cleaners.

Physiotherapist Shaun Murphy is accusing of storing three boxes of patient records under his desk in February and March 2009 while working for The King’s Oak and Cavell Hospitals.

Mr Murphy discovered on March 5 that year cleaners had accidentally thrown away the unsecured records at the BMI hospital in north Enfield, it is claimed.

Read more in Enfield Independent.

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