UK: 'Curious' NHS worker loses unfair dismissal appeal

A MEDICAL records worker fired for accessing a high-profile patient’s confidential file has lost her unfair sacking claim.

Elaine Duncan, a former cancer information officer in Edinburgh, admitted viewing information about a high-profile individual who had been featured in media reports, out of “curiosity”.

[…] Ms Duncan, of Hoseason Gardens, Edinburgh, was fired for gross misconduct after she viewed the file of a “high-profile” individual when working at Lothian Health Board’s premises.

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