UK: Medical data leak: Doctors hit with £40,000 fine from UK watchdog
Jennifer Baker reports:
A doctor’s surgery in Hertfordshire has been fined £40,000 by the UK’s privacy watchdog for giving out personal medical information in breach of data law.
Regal Chambers gave information about a woman and her family to her estranged ex-partner, despite staff at the practice being warned that this might happen.
Read more on Ars Technica.
Related: Regal Chambers Surgery monetary penalty notice from the ICO (pdf).