UK: GPs are the weakest link in data losses claims NHS chief

Steve Nowottny reports:

The Government is planning to make compliance with data security standards a contractual requirement after claiming GPs are the weak link in keeping patient records safe.

The plans – which are likely to be resisted by GPC negotiators – come just a week after a Pulse investigation found that four NHS trusts in five have lost patient data or suffered a data security breach since the beginning of last year.

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