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S5W-09235: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 19 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport on 16 May 2017 (Official Report, c. 4), for what reason the NHS in Scotland was affected by the recent cyber-attacks when the NHS in Wales was not.

Answered by: Shona Robison 1 June 2017

Boards are currently carrying out their own internal reviews of why they were affected by this attack and to understand further lessons that can be learnt to increase their security.