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Welcome to Georgia, the 500th baby born on The Waterlily Birth Centre

A baby from Downham Market was nearly a week later than her due date for a very good reason as this helped to win the fantastic accolade of being the 500th baby born at the Midwife-led unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Statement in relation to Cyber Security threat

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn has not been directly affected by the ongoing cyber security threat which has affected a number of NHS organisations nationwide.

The Trust is taking a number of precautionary actions whilst the threat continues, one such measure has been the blocking of all incoming external emails, this has been the case since Friday evening and will remain so until further notice.

Patients, carers, relatives and visitors are advised that appointments remain unaffected and are assured that no patient confidential information has been compromised. Those wishing to contact the hospital are advised to do so by telephone.

—ENDS—

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Patients urged to attend appointments as normal

Medical Director Nick Lyons said: “The Queen Elizabeth Hospital was not affected by Friday’s cyber attack and has continued to operate normally over the weekend.

“We have received a number of calls from patients this morning who are concerned about their appointments.

“We would like to reassure patients that it is business as usual at The QEH and would urge them to attend their appointments as normal.”

—ENDS—

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