PPC_CIPM_300x250.FINAL-01

DPC15_300x250_ads_FINAL

Lack of staff training in data protection and failure to have "suitable checks in place to keep the sensitive information they handled secure" are reasons why Aneurin Bevan Health Board (ABHB) has become the first NHS body to be fined by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), BBC News reports. According to an ICO press release, a breach occurred when a doctor e-mailed incomplete and inaccurate patient data to a secretary who in turn e-mailed the information to the incorrect patient. ICO spokesman Stephen Eckersley said ABHB has signed an undertaking to address the ICO's concerns, including "ensuring all staff are made aware of and trained on the organization's" data protection policies. 
Full Story

0 Comments

If you want to comment on this post, you need to login

Related