Reference 2017-296

REF:            2017-296

Subject:        Data breaches in the NHS




Please could you provide me with the number of data breaches recorded by your trusts for each of the past three years? Please give a breakdown for each year.

Could you please provide a spreadsheet giving details of each incident?




Date of Incident Breach Type Summary of Incident
Aug-16 Lost or stolen paperwork 16 Prescription notes lost.
Feb-14 Lost or stolen paperwork Pathology requests and sample box from GP has been lost by courier. Data is patient demographics and test requests
Jan-14 Lost or stolen paperwork Lost patient prescriptions