FOI suggests more than £150m increase in IT spend since WannaCry

Evidence that the NHS really are taking this seriously…:

[…] Research by government policy think tank, Parliament Street, revealed that 65 NHS trusts spent a total of £612m on IT in the 2018/19 financial year, compared to a spend of £495m in the previous year and £460m in the year directly preceding WannaCry.

The highest reported increase came from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which disclosed a funding boost of 10.9m, rising from £7.7m in 2016/17 to £18.6bn in 2018/19.


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