Medical Records Found in Bog
DATA LOSS—IRELANDAugust 26, 2011
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has opened an investigation into the discovery of medical records in a Galway bog, Newstalk reports. The names and addresses of Sligo General Hospital patients may have been exposed, according to the report. Community wardens found the records in an Abbeyknockmoy bog and notified the Health Service Executive.