Cyber-Attack on London Pathology Testing

NHS organisations across London continue to work in partnership to manage patient care following the ransomware cyber-attack on Synnovis earlier this week. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust remain in a critical incident, while Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Lewisham and

Government Emergency SMS Alert 23 April 2023

On Sunday 23 April 2023 at 3pm, a UK-wide test of an emergency alert system will take place on EVERY MOBILE PHONE in the country. This loud alarm will sound on your phone and make it vibrate, EVEN if it is switched to silent of notifications are off.

For more information please visit the UK Government page at: About Emergency Alerts – GOV.UK (

If you’re living with domestic abuse and you have a mobile phone hidden in your house “just in case”, please remember to switch it off on Sunday 23 April 2023.

Your hidden phone must be switched off completely during this time to avoid discovery.

Even if this message does not apply to you but you know someone who it would, please share with them.

You may be connected to someone who is living with domestic abuse right now, even if you think you are not.

Sharing this information could help keep them safe!