UK: Information on thousands of patients stolen (update)

Andrew Napier reports:

A SAFE containing computer back-up tapes which hold personal information about thousands of patients registered at a Winchester has been stolen during a burglary.

The safe – containing data on 15,396 patients -was taken in a raid on St Paul’s Surgery last Saturday.

Hampshire Primary Care Trust has reassured patients that the chance of the information being misused is very small.

Read more in The Daily Echo

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