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Need help for a Bolton Hospital data breach?

Posted by Matthew on January 08, 2019 in the following categories: Healthcare Latest and tagged with | | |

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If you need help to make a compensation claim for a Bolton Hospital data breach, we could help you on a No Win, No Fee basis.

It was reported that, in 2017, Bolton NHS Trust was the second worst Trust when it came to lost or stolen data. In 2017 alone, some 2,163 documents reportedly went missing or were stolen. The news came as part of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request that revealed some 10,000 documents had been lost or stolen within the NHS in one year.

If you’ve suffered as a result of a Bolton Hospital data breach, we may be able to help you.

Bolton Hospital data breach

If you’ve been the victim of a Bolton Hospital data breach, we may be able to help you claim NHS data breach compensation.

With their record in 2017 being the second worst, there may be a large volume of people who could be entitled to claim. Depending on the nature of the data that has been breached, and how it was breached, you could have a claim.

We can represent victims claiming NHS data breach compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Large numbers of Bolton Hospital data breach incidents unsurprising

It’s unsurprising that there’s been so many Bolton Hospital data breach incidents. With the health sector leading the way in terms of data breaches, we often help people claiming for NHS data breach compensation.

The NHS is also a top target for hackers. With many Trusts and hospitals still using outdated systems and equipment that’s not always as secure, they can be a soft target. The WannaCry incident of 2017 was a testament to how dangerous this can be, and how easy it can be to breach soft targets like the NHS.

The impact of an NHS breach can be serious. In fact, with events like the WannaCry incident causing shutdowns and chaos, a data breach could be life-threatening. Clearly, more funding is needed by the government to protect the NHS and its patients.

Victims who have suffered as a result of a Bolton Hospital data breach may be entitled to claim NHS data breach compensation. Our lawyers represent a lot of people for medical data breaches. We’re also helping people in over 20 different data breach actions, and these include NHS breaches.

For help and advice, you can contact the team today.

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