A London sexual health centre mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses have admitted. The 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho sent out the names and e-mail addresses of 780 people when a newsletter was issued to clinic patients. Patients were supposed to be blind-copied into the e-mail but instead the details were sent as a group e-mail. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the breach was “completely unacceptable”. Speaking at a conference in Manchester, Mr Hunt said patients need to feel confident the NHS would look after their personal data.
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