Doctors want probe into HSE over GP pay details ‘breach’

The information was released to RTE, and details of payments totalling €540 million were widely disseminated in other media

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
3rd September, 2017

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has asked the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner to investigate whether the HSE breached Data Protection Acts by releasing details of how much it paid named individual GP practices.

The information was released to RTE, and details of payments totalling €540 million were widely disseminated in other media.

“It would appear to us that the HSE have breached their express obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988...

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