Patients have been asked to use the National Health Service very wisely as NHS bosses fear further cyber-attack. On a statement, NHS England said, thousands of IT systems have been switched on with amid concerns of complex emerging picture of cyber-attack so-called ransomware.
The 7 NHS trusts in England infected out of 47, are still having serious issues, but their patients have been asked to attend their appointment unless they have been advised otherwise.
Some of the GP’s are asking patients to do a simple self-check whether they really have to see a doctor or needs an appoints.
Named as Wanna Decryptor or Wanna Cry, the virus that attacked around 200,000 computer systems in NHS England plus Scotland. The following NHS department were reporting issues until Sunday (source BBC):
St Bartholomew’s in London
University Hospital of North Midlands Trust
James Paget University Hospitals Trust, Norfolk
East and North Hertfordshire Trust
Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust