Loss of sensitive personal information.
Organ donation preferences were recorded incorrectly due to a software error.
Undertaking issued to ensure that data must be routinely checked for accuracy.
Reason for action
The software error had been introduced into the system early in 1999 and had not been uncovered in the years that followed due to a lack of data checks.
21 January 2011
View PDF of the NHS Blood and Transplant Undertaking (Via ICO Website)
View PDF of the NHS Blood and Transplant Undertaking (Breach Watch Archive)