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A hospital has reportedly sent the wrong medical records detailing the miscarriage data of another patient.
Liverpool Women’s Hospital were supposed to send a patient her medical records after she suffered a miscarriage at the hospital. As well as sending her own records, they somehow managed to send the medical data of another patient with the hospital notes as well.
The medical data breached in this incident included the patient’s name, address, data of birth, NHS number and notes about treatment they had received at the hospital for a miscarriage
Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital has reported a data breach involving patients who were taking part in a study.
The hospital, based in Shropshire near the Welsh border, confirmed the data breach in a report to the Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s governance board. The data breached has been described as confidential information, and an investigation is believed to have been initiated.
It’s understood that the data breach has been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
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