ICO fines GP practice £40,000

The ICO announced yesterday that it had fined a GP practice £40,000. The practice released patient notes which had included the mother’s details to her estranged ex-partner despite her prior express warning to the practice to be especially careful of her personal information. The ICO’s Head of Enforcement said : “most people would be horrified … Continued

Brexit and the GDPR – where do UK businesses stand?

Much remains to be worked out following the leave vote. What does this mean for data controllers? What is clear is that the DPA remains in force and must be adhered to with those committing serious breaches facing fines up to £500,000. Before Brexit the Information Commissioner was advising businesses to begin preparing for the … Continued