UK: Devon doctors’ surgery says sorry for data breach

C_Abbott reports:

A Devon doctors’ surgery that attempted to improve its service for patients has seen its efforts backfire after a newsletter was sent out with patients’ email addresses on display. The security breach affected around 1,000 patients of Pembroke House Surgery in Paignton on Tuesday afternoon.

Following the administrative error, the surgery wrote to patients to apologise for any concern or inconvenience caused and to reassure them that no other details besides their email addresses had been divulged.

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