The Sunday Post (Dundee)
NHS data losses
THE number of NHS data protection breaches has jumped by more than a third in the space of a year.
Patient records were affected by data loss, theft or other breaches on 920 occasions in 2015 – up 388 on 2014
Greater Glasgow & Clyde reported a case where a folder containing patient results and treatment plans was left in a public area.
Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said: “Since 2013, patient records have been compromised on almost 2000 occasions.
“There is clearly room for improvement.”