UK: Data breach at medical practice: Shock and disgust as 150 patients affected

Stuart Anderson reports:

Patients are outraged after learning a staff member at a doctors’ practice had been inappropriately accessing their medical records.

Holt Medical Practice has dismissed the employee and written to the roughly 150 patients affected to let them know about the breach and apologise.

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is now investigating after the practice carried out its own enquiries.

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