In response to today’s attack at London Bridge, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens said:
“Our heartfelt thanks go to everyone who responded to this incident, both the extraordinarily brave members of the public and our emergency responders.
“As the Met Police have confirmed, sadly two people have died in addition to the suspect.
“London Ambulance Service treated people at the scene and three were taken to hospital.
“We can confirm that one patient is critical but stable, a second person is in a stable condition and a third person has less serious injuries.
“Our deep sympathies are with the families and all those affected by today’s incident.”