8.63 million records lost on one laptop

Filed under: Campaign News — Ross at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The NHS has lost a laptop containing 8.63 million people’s records. This looks like SUS data. See also PC Pro and The Sun. The Information Commissioner is apparently investigating.

Health Privacy Summit

Filed under: Campaign News — helen at 10:18 am on Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The NHS Confidentiality Campaign’s very own Prof Ross Anderson is speaking at the Health Privacy Summit in Washington DC this week. More information on the summit can be found here

Patient records given to ambulance chasers

Filed under: NHS Care Records — Ross at 11:21 am on Thursday, June 2, 2011

When greed and breach of trust meet a nurse at a walk-in centre passed patient records to her boyfriend who worked for an ambulance-chasing law firm.