UK: Thousands of medical records lost in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary flooding

BBC reports:

Thousands of medical records were lost during flooding at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary earlier this year, NHS Grampian has revealed.

Torrential rain caused severe flooding in parts of the city on 7 July.

A secure basement at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary containing a records library was affected.

NHS Grampian said 8,100 records could not be restored, and patients whose paper medical records were damaged had been contacted.

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