Welsh NHS systems failure down to technical glitch, not cyber attack

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2018 01 25 – Click to read full article

IMPACT: Doctors couldn’t access patient contact details or letters from other staff – including blood tests and x-rays

ROOT CAUSE: a failure in two data centres … “our reliance on software and the need for it to work perfectly and that’s difficult in IT environments that are getting more complex by the day”

COMPANY RESPONSE: This is under investigation by the NHS Wales Informatics Service and is being dealt with as a priority