UK: Hospital apologizes for voicemail privacy breach in Manchester

Amy Walker reports:

A hospital has apologised after sensitive voicemail messages left by patients were heard by a man trying to change an appointment over the phone.

Brian Newton reported that he heard recordings of people sharing personal information with the Manchester Royal Eye hospital on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for Manchester University NHS foundation trust said the issue on the telephone line had been rectified and an investigation into the incident was being carried out.

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