Cyber attacks

In May 2017, many NHS Trusts and organisations were hit by a ransomware cyber attack, including GP practices based in Nottinghamshire.
Below we have collated the latest guidance and advice from a range of sources. This includes how to avoid falling victim to ransomware and what to do in these situations. If you would like a particular area covered, email

  • Advice and guidance on WannaCrypt – the software used in May 2017 – and how to deal with any attacks or ‘phishing’ emails. You can view this here .
  • You may also find this advice helpful. This is an informative document on the prevention and cure of ransomware.