NHS

NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis
phishing

NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis

The volume of malicious emails reported was highest during the peak of the virus in March
12 Aug 2020
Amazon and Microsoft join NHS project battling pandemic
Business operations

Amazon and Microsoft join NHS project battling pandemic

Palantir and London-based Faculty AI are also said to be part of the initiative
27 Mar 2020
Critical NHS cyber security checks suspended due to coronavirus response
cyber security

Critical NHS cyber security checks suspended due to coronavirus response

NHSX grants six-month extension to complete annual surveys as resources are channeled into handling the virus outbreak
19 Mar 2020
Health Secretary bans pagers from NHS hospitals
Grinning Matt Hancock
Technology

Health Secretary bans pagers from NHS hospitals

Decades-old comms tech is destined for the scrapheap by 2021
25 Feb 2019
WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million, report estimates
The NHS fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware in 2017
WannaCry

WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million, report estimates

An update to an earlier DHSC report estimates that £19 million was lost in patient care alone
11 Oct 2018
NHS to receive £500m for digital transformation projects
NHS cash injection
public sector

NHS to receive £500m for digital transformation projects

Health secretary Matt Hancock aims to increase NHS efficiency and improve patient safety
23 Jul 2018
The NHS still uses almost 9,000 fax machines
fax machine with send button pressed
Technology

The NHS still uses almost 9,000 fax machines

A poll by the Royal College of Surgeons revealed NHS trusts are hanging onto outdated technology
13 Jul 2018
Doctors reject AI chatbot that is 'more accurate than a GP'
bots

Doctors reject AI chatbot that is 'more accurate than a GP'

Royal College of GPs say no app can replace human physicians
28 Jun 2018
A year after WannaCry, NHS trusts fail cyber security test
WannaCry

A year after WannaCry, NHS trusts fail cyber security test

Damning government report reveals NHS still fails to meet cyber security requirements
18 Apr 2018
NHS calls for developers to submit digital healthcare apps
Policy & legislation

NHS calls for developers to submit digital healthcare apps

The organisation is looking to expand its Apps Library
22 Feb 2018
What have we learnt from the NHS ransomware attack?
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What have we learnt from the NHS ransomware attack?

The malware that made businesses everywhere WannaCry is an important case study for everyone.
23 Oct 2017
Jeremy Hunt calls for NHS to go digital
Business strategy

Jeremy Hunt calls for NHS to go digital

Patients should be able to access their medical records via an app, health secretary says
13 Sep 2017
NHS Trusts spend £150,000 per day on new PCs
legacy IT
Business strategy

NHS Trusts spend £150,000 per day on new PCs

FoI: NHS trusts have dumped 240,000 devices since 2013
21 Jul 2017
NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry
malware

NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry

Government funding comes hand-in-hand with stricter data security measures
13 Jul 2017
Is healthcare safe from cyber attacks?
health
Security

Is healthcare safe from cyber attacks?

And if not, what needs to be done to ensure greater security in the future?
5 Jul 2017
Data guardian criticises DeepMind data sharing with NHS
public sector

Data guardian criticises DeepMind data sharing with NHS

National Data Guardian writes to hospital over data sharing with Google-owned company
16 May 2017
Thousands of NHS Wales employees' data stolen in hack
data breaches

Thousands of NHS Wales employees' data stolen in hack

Data breach hits cleaners, radiographers and students
13 Mar 2017
Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'
News

Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'

AI could replace 30% of nurses and doctors, says Reform
6 Feb 2017
Barts Health NHS Trust rules out ransomware attack
Security

Barts Health NHS Trust rules out ransomware attack

But hospital trust admits patient data could still be at risk
13 Jan 2017
NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts
public sector

NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts

NHS's Peter Lewis took bribes in exchange for lucrative IT contracts
10 Jan 2017
Blind NHS patients to get bionic eyes
public sector

Blind NHS patients to get bionic eyes

Second Sight's Argus II tested by the NHS to give blind patients limited vision
22 Dec 2016
DeepMind's co-founder says access to NHS data is essential
Mobile

DeepMind's co-founder says access to NHS data is essential

Mustafa Suleyman responds to critics of NHS data-sharing
23 Nov 2016
NHS ‘shouldn’t assume that digital will lead to saving'
public sector

NHS ‘shouldn’t assume that digital will lead to saving'

Wearables, smartphone apps and online access to records could be ‘double-edged swords’
18 Nov 2016