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 May 21, 2018  Posted by  Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Elaine Edwards reports:

Medical staff in a hospital were given access to patient files for their research and studies without the consent of the patients concerned, a major investigation by the Data Protection Commissioner has found.

The investigation into the treatment of confidential patient records at 20 hospitals across the State by the regulator’s special investigation unit commenced in January last year and took over a year to complete.

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