Woman’s shock after getting two medical files with other people’s STD results and mental health diagnosis

Ciara Phelan reports:

A woman told of her shock after receiving two different medical files containing separate patients’ STI results and a mental health diagnosis.

Rachel Healy, 38, from Co Cork, said she received a medical file via email on August 5 from Union Quay Medical Centre in Co Cork which was not hers.

The file contained the patient’s personal details including occupation and address but also detailed the woman’s mental health history.

Nine days later on August 14, Ms Healy received STI results not belonging to her via email from  myclinic.ie, a Dublin GP practice.

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If you were the recipient of the two misdirected emails, would you ever trust any doctor in Ireland again?

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