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NHS manager is suspended after losing computer




NHS manager is suspended after losing computer
NHS manager is suspended after losing computer



http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.2371758.0.NHS_manager_is_suspended_after_losing_computer.php 

By Chris Watt
The Herald
July 1, 2008

A senior hospital manager has been suspended after a laptop containing 
the unencrypted personal data of more than 20,000 patients was stolen, a 
health trust admitted yesterday.

The computer, which held the names, dates of birth, postcodes and 
medical information of thousands of patients, was stolen from the NHS 
staff member's car during a holiday in Edinburgh nearly two weeks ago.

All the individuals affected by the theft have been contacted, 
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust said.

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