Withybush Hospital bosses apologize, launch investigation into insider snooping into patient records

Dave Parkinson reports:

A former staff member at Withybush Hospital inappropriately accessed electronic patient hospital records, health bosses have revealed.

Hywel Dda Health Board said it has written to 41 people to provide them with information and support after its own investigation identified the breach.

The individual, an administrator at Withybush Hospital is no longer employed by Hywel Dda after breaching patient confidentiality and acting outside of NHS and the health board’s own policies on data protection and information governance.

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