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Social Media Blamed For Increase in Complaints Over Doctors

A rise in complaints against medical professionals has been blamed on Social Media and bad press coverage after complaints rose from 5,168 complaints in 2007 to 10,347 in 2012, doubling in only 5 years. After these ever increasing figures continued to rise, Plymouth research team were sent to investigate the […]


Private Health Company Investigated After Poor Patient Data Storage Procedures

Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.