Loss of sensitive personal data.
Loss of a birth book from a locked storage room.
Undertaking issued to ensure that sufficient physical security measures are in place for the storage of paper medical records and compliance with these measures are monitored.
Reason for action
The birth book was supposed to be locked in a filing cabinet in accordance with the data controller’s policy, but it was stored on top of the cabinet due to a lack of storage space.
21 November 2011.
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