act of war (1)

12676049296?profile=RESIZE_400xMore than 1,000 planned operations and over 3,000 outpatient appointments have been postponed amid ongoing disruption caused by a cyber-attack that impacted London hospitals.  Synnovis, an agency which manages labs for NHS trusts and GPs in south-east London, was the victim of a data hack on 3 June.[1]

New figures from NHS England show that since then, 3,396 appointments and 1,255 elective procedures have been postponed.  In a statement, the chief executives of two affected trusts said they were