NT health admits COVID-positive patient wandered around RDH emergency room

A photo of a small hospital room with a bathroom attached and a small window.

Extra security has been placed outside the rooms of COVID patients at Royal Darwin Hospital after NT health authorities conceded a recent infection-control breach put health staff and the community at risk. Key points: NT Health has acknowledged COVID-positive patients have left isolation at RDH Infected patients have reportedly wandered into the emergency department Staff inside the … Read more

NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack

NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack

The New South Wales Ministry of Health (NSW Health) has admitted that it was impacted by the global Accellion cyber attack earlier this year and is notifying patients whose data may have been accessed as a result.  It warned that ‘identity information’ and ‘health-related personal information’ were both accessed in the attack, although medical records in public hospitals … Read more