Sunday, December 23, 2007

Data loss crisis spreads to the NHS

By Tom Chivers Last Updated: 9:05am GMT 23/12/2007

The data crisis has taken a new twist, as nine NHS trusts admitted losing personal information of patients.
Hundreds of thousands of patients could be affected, according to a newspaper report.
The news comes in the wake of the loss of 25 million child benefit claimants' details on two discs belonging to HM Revenue and Customs, as well as three million motorists' details in Iowa.;jsessionid=M4RI4AZJ1BDDFQFIQMGCFFOAVCBQUIV0?xml=/news/2007/12/23/ndata223.xml

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