The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust breached single-sex regulations at Julian Hospital four times in 2023. Three of the breaches occurred in the same month on the same ward and were due to urgent male admissions. The final breach happened when a female patient was treated in a suite accessed via a male-only section in Northgate Hospital.
The ALPHV BlackCat and LockBit ransomware groups are causing havoc in the US healthcare sector, with a surge in cyberattacks on hospitals and pharmacies. The