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MadisonMontgomery Thu 30-Jul-15 17:57:37

If I'm being precious about this please tell me! Had a hospital appointment this afternoon - on the consultants desk, right next to me, was a list of his afternoon appointments, including full names, D.O.B's, contact numbers & details of why they were seeing him, i.e. ailments. Obviously my details were on there. Presume he knew the list was there - he couldn't miss it. I work in the NHS & have to do training re patient identifiable info, so presume he must do too - would IBU to speak to someone at the hospital & let them know this Dr is leaving stuff lying around?

DoeEyedNear Thu 30-Jul-15 18:12:25

Report it. That's breaching the data protection act.

Superlovely Thu 30-Jul-15 18:14:24

My midwife did this three years ago. I saw all of the people in my village who were pregnant.

zeezeek Thu 30-Jul-15 21:25:24

Yes, report it.

Fatmomma99 Thu 30-Jul-15 21:28:43

Yes report it, but why did you not say something to the dr at the time? confused

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