Category: medical

Chief Medical Officer Steps Down After Ignoring Own Lockdown Advice
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Chief Medical Officer Steps Down After Ignoring Own Lockdown Advice

The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland has been obliged to resign after flouting the lockdown rules she promulgated for a break at her second home. Dr Catherine Calderwood had been photographed at her countryside retreat in Earlsferry, Fife, more than an hour’s drive from her main home and place of work in the Scottish capital of…

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A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings
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A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings

This story was reported in partnership with health news site The Mighty. Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the internet. Hundreds of hospitals, medical offices and imaging centers are running insecure storage systems, allowing anyone with an internet connection and free-to-download software to…

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