(Update) Hospital: No evidence of patient data breach

Evelyn King reports:

The country’s busiest hospital has said it has no evidence that any patient information has been accessed or disclosed without authorisation.

Tallaght Hospital in Dublin, who issued a statement last night, said it had notified the Data Protection Commissioner’s office about unsubstantiated allegations about unauthorised disclosure of personal data and the steps it was taking.

The Health Service Executive said yesterday it was examining a potential data security breach by the hospital and would be working closely with both the hospital and the Data Protection Commissioner to establish if further steps were needed.

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