Loss of sensitive personal data.
Faxes were incorrectly sent to the wrong recipient over a period of at least a year.
Undertaking issued to ensure that records are transmitted to GPs in a more secure manner and a ring ahead procedure is implemented.
Reason for action
The Fax was intended for the patient’s GP, but the wrong Fax number was recorded.
01 July 2011.
View PDF of the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Undertaking (Via ICO Website)
View PDF of the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Undertaking (Breach Watch Archive)