UK: Medical notes sent to a stranger
Medical notes of three Dudley patients have been sent in error to a stranger in the town prompting concerns over a government agency’s data security.
Rod Phillips, 59, was told he was ineligible for a disability pension and took the matter to tribunal.
He said he was alarmed to find three people’s medical notes enclosed with his own in a letter from the tribunal.
The Tribunals Service said it took data security “very seriously” and was investigating as a matter of urgency.
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