363 Data Breaches Recorded By HSE In First Ten Months Of 2019

There were 363 data-protection breaches recorded by the HSE in the first ten months of this year.

A  patient's record relating to Mallow General Hospital was found in a public car park and a patient's records from Cork University Maternity Hospital were found in a recycling bin.

According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, several files were sent to the wrong service-users.

Stephen McMahon from the Irish Patients Association says it's a major concern.

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