UK: Nurse inappropriately accessed patient records for three years
A night-shift nurse accessed the medical records of a colleague who was on sick leave.
Lorraine Mcintosh faced disciplinary proceedings over her actions, which came to light when she was overheard discussing “blood test results and the reason for sick leave of another staff member” with a fellow employee.
The nurse, who had worked for NHS Tayside for 30 years, was also found to have accessed confidential files relating to family members and other colleagues at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.
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