The NHS has been hit by a major cyber attack on its computer systems. Patients have been warned to avoid some A&E departments.Read the full story ›
Northumbria NHS Trust in Cramlington has reported it has been affected by a major cyber attack affecting hospitals across England. It has implemented business continuity procedure.
York District Hospital has also been affected.
NHS Digital, which is responsible for the health service's cyber security, says computer systems are believed to have been hit by a ransomware cyber attack using malware called "Wanna Decryptor".
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