Dec 042017
 
 December 4, 2017  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.  Add comments

Edwina Brincat reports:

An employee of Gozo General Hospital has been found not guilty of having breaching data protection laws when he obtained information on the mental health of his estranged wife and presented this in annulment proceedings before the Ecclesiastical Tribunal.

The man, whose identity was not disclosed by the court, had refused to reveal how he obtained such information.

His wife had complained to the Data Protection Commissioner.

Read more on Times of Malta.

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