A former agency admin worker of Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, Keketso Monnapula, has been prosecuted at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court for accessing the sensitive medical records of people that she knew, such as old school friends and a family member, without the consent of the data controller. Ms Monnapula pleaded guilty to the offence under section 55 of the Data Protection Act and was fined £45, ordered to pay costs of £405.98 and a victim surcharge of £20.