UK: Second NHS data leak to be fully investigated

The Orcadian reports:

Another data breach at NHS Orkney has led to a confidential health board file being inadvertently sent to a member of the local press, in what has been described by the health authority’s new interim chief executive as a “regrettable” error.

Michael Dickson, who is set to arrive in Orkney today, Friday, has apologised for the data protection breach, which disclosed the names and personal information of ten NHSO staff members. Mr Dickson has confirmed that the leak will be the subject of a full investigation.

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