UPDATE: 9.59pm

Dr David Bailey, the chairman of the British Medical Association (BMA) said: “We are concerned to hear that NHS Wales’ computer systems have been affected by a technical issue.

"BMA Cymru Wales has heard reports from some members that they are experiencing issues affecting emails, the internet and other systems, in both primary and secondary care.

“This will no doubt cause a major disruption to the NHS, at a time when demand is already unprecedented.

“Welsh patients are those who will ultimately be affected, particularly if this results in doctors and other healthcare providers being unable to view medical records. We hope the situation is resolved quickly.”


UPDATE: 7.15pm

THE Welsh Government have confirmed that the computer systems failure affecting two NHS Wales data centres has been fixed.

A Welsh Government spokesman said:“The NHS Wales Informatics Service have confirmed that all systems are now back although there may be a backlog affecting some areas.

"They have assured us that there were no data security issues.

"The cause of the technical issue that affected two NHS Wales Data Centres remains under investigation.”


A COMUPTER systems failure is currently affecting two NHS Wales data centres and GPs access to patient information.

A Welsh Government spokesman said: “There is currently a technical issue affecting two NHS Wales Data Centres.

“This is under investigation by the NHS Wales Informatics Service and is being dealt with as a priority.”