Advice for patients
A number of NHS organisations have been affected by a ransomware attack (an attack on the IT systems which support NHS services). This attack was not specifically targeted at the NHS but it has had an impact on NHS services.
The NHS is working hard to ensure that as few patients as possible are affected. Below is guidance for those accessing the NHS over the coming days.
Some NHS organisations are currently experiencing IT problems due to a cyber attack. This problem is being addressed nationally by NHS Digital who are working round the clock to offer support to the organisations affected. For the latest situation, click here.
1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem. This Mental Health Awareness Week, 8-14 May 2017, NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are going to be looking at mental health from a new angle.