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Wednesday 26th October 2016

NHS second worst for data losses

4th November 2008

New statistics have shown that 75 reports of information security lapses by the health service were received by the Information Commissioner’s Office.

There were "27 lost computers, 18 losses of removable media such as USB sticks, 14 paper record losses and five inappropriate disclosures of information" reported to the Office. The health service was second on the list of highest number of data losses - the first was the private sector.


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