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NHS trust fined over HIV newsletter data breach. A London NHS trust has been fined £180,000 after the email addresses of more than 700 users of an HIV service were revealed. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) found there had been a serious breach of the Data Protection Act, which was likely to have caused substantial distress.

NHS warned to improve data security after leaks NHS managers have been told to overhaul their computer technology, staff training and corporate governance ahead of the publication of two reports by the Care Quality Commission and Dame Fiona Caldicott, the national data guardian, amid increasing concerns over the safety of patient data.