UK: Midwifery assistant guilty of spying on 29 patients’ medical records from Harwich and Colchester

Vicky Gayle reports:

A midwifery assistant who described herself as nosy snooped into 29 people’s medical records including a man who had taken an overdose and parents of her children’s friends.

Brioney Woolfe was reported to the head of midwifery at Colchester General Hospital when someone discovered their medical records had been shared with her ex-partner.

An investigation then uncovered a series of data protection breaches during December 2014 and May 2016.

Read more on Daily Gazette.  It doesn’t matter what country we’re talking about, it seems:  insider wrongdoing breaches are hard to detect in a timely fashion.

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