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NHS Digital: Cybersecurity

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 84940, tabled on 11 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he was informed about the cyber incident that is affecting the NHS Digital Mental Health Services Monthly Statistics.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

23 November 2022

We were informed of the cyber incident on 4 August. We received further information on 9 November regarding the impact on the Mental Health Services Monthly Statistics.

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