DPC launch inquiry into the HSE

29th May 2024

The Inquiry into the HSE concerns the storage and retention of personal data contained in paper records held by the HSE via its use of external storage facilities and breaches of security which were notified to the DPC by the HSE. The Breaches notified to the DPC related to two specific locations which accessed by unauthorised third parties and the circulation of videos taken from these locations showing paper medical records located at these facilities.