The Northern Territory information commissioner says he offered only “brief advice” to the government regarding a privacy breach of medical records before the incident was “managed in-house” and subsequently kept secret.
- The NT government sent thousands of identifiable health files to a software vendor as part of a systems upgrade
- The NT information commissioner says he offered brief advice to the departments involved
- He says a decision not to notify the public was subsequently made “in-house”
The ABC revealed on Thursday that more than 50,000 patients had their health files…