As of 3pm yesterday, two hospitals remained on divert following the ransomware cyber attack, down from seven yesterday. NHS England is continuing to work with GP surgeries to ensure that they are putting in place a range of measures to protect themselves. Dr Anne Rainsberry, National Incident Director, said: “There are encouraging signs that the […]
Cyber attack – updated statement and background information from NHS England on hospital and GP services
Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, said: “The NHS has continued to treat patients throughout the weekend. We have been working with 47 organisations providing urgent and emergency care who have been infected to varying degrees. Most have found ways of working around this but seven, including St Barts in London, have asked for extra […]
NHS Digital has produced guidance documentation for NHS organisations impacted by the cyber incident. This information has been sent directly to NHS organisations via CareCERT bulletins but it can also be accessed on the NHS Digital website via the link above.
Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, said: “We’d like to reassure patients that if they need the NHS and it’s an emergency that they should visit A&E or access emergency services in the same way as they normally would and staff will ensure they get the care they need. More widely we ask people to […]
A number of NHS organisations have reported to NHS Digital that they have been affected by a ransomware attack which is affecting a number of different organisations. For further information please read the statement from NHS Digital and for updates follow their Twitter account.
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