UK: Hospital chiefs launch probe after boxes of patients’ notes left in ARI corridor for a week

Ewan Cameron reports:

Health chiefs today launched a probe after boxes of patients’ private health records were left unattended in a hospital corridor for a week.

A shocked member of the public spotted at least six boxes of documents, including patients’ notes, sitting in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) and contacted the Evening Express. After we showed NHS Grampian a photograph of the records the boxes were immediately removed from the corridor and an investigation was launched.

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