The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust website was among those affected
NHS services across England have been hit by IT failure, believed to be caused by a large-scale cyber-attack.
Trusts and hospitals in London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire have been affected.
Some GP surgeries have had to shut down phone and IT systems while A&Es have told people not to attend unless it’s a real emergency.
NHS England says it is aware of the issue and is looking into it.
Software called ransomware is thought to be behind the cyber-attack.
Among those affected is the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust which says it is experiencing problems with computers and phone systems.
It has postponed all non-urgent activity and is asking people not to come to A&E at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage.
IT specialists are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible, a…
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