Soho’s 56 Dean Street clinic leaks patients’ HIV status
2 September 2015
From the section London
The director of the clinic at Dean Street reportedly sent an apology “within an hour” after the leak
A sexual health clinic mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admitted.
The 56 Dean Street clinic in London’s Soho sent out names and email addresses of 780 patients with HIV in an information sheet regularly sent out to people who attend the clinic.
Patients were supposed to be blind-copied into an email but instead details were sent as a group email.
It was down to a member of staff’s “human error”, …read more
Source:: BBC UK