UK: Raider steals medical files

Emily Allen reports:

The confidential medical records of 8,000 patients have been stolen in a break-in at a Didcot health centre.

Details of the burglary, where the medical notes of every person registered at Oak Tree Health Centre, in Ladygrove, were stolen on an encrypted tape, only emerged this week when patients were sent a letter by the practice.

Names, addresses, medical history and details of current and past prescriptions were stolen in the burglary on November 14.

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