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Eion MacDonald wrote:
Your GP only has access to the practices patients and this makes it less of a target. When everyones data is in one db then I'd imagine its worth a few tens of millions in the right pocket to intercept a backup set, or set up some kind of eavesdropping...On 19/03/2010 14:23, Gordon Henderson wrote:Also there is the risk of the bored hospital nurse who has access, sitting down at night and just going through records at randomI consider two points. - is the data secure now; as it is on your GP's computer (due to 'change of staff on shifts, some of these are left logged in at all times for convenience) - search by 'celebrity name' may be a boredom relief pastime in some UK Government organisations, where data is accessible.
or just ask the right gp. Tom te tom te tom -- The Mailing List for the Devon & Cornwall LUG http://mailman.dclug.org.uk/listinfo/list FAQ: http://www.dcglug.org.uk/linux_adm/list-faq.html