Beverley Wooltorton

Former administrative employee Beverley Wooltorton has been prosecuted at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court for accessing personal information without a business need to do so, a criminal offence under section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998. She pleaded guilty to accessing the medical records of people that she knew, including estranged family members, whilst employed by Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. She was fined £650 and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £638.60 prosecution costs.