European Data Protection Digest

Files Stolen from Nurse's Car

DATA LOSS—IRELAND

August 20, 2011

The Longford Leader reports that private documents were stolen from a district health nurse's car last week. Health Service Executive officials say they have launched an internal review, and the Gardai is said to be investigating as well. The incident follows a breach last week when files, largely belonging to Longford patients, were found outside a hospital by a passerby. 
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