UK: Patients’ data released in Oswestry orthopaedic hospital breach

Lisa O’Brien reports:

The trust running Oswestry’s orthopaedic hospital has reported a data breach involving patients who were involved in a long-standing study.

An investigation has been launched after Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported the breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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It is understood that the data breach related to some patients who were involved in a long-standing study. Their data may have been released without their permission.

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