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Patients are being told to stay away from accident and emergency units
in Lincolnshire after the county's hospitals were hit by an attack
Many appointments scheduled for the weekend have been cancelled and
internet and emails are down across the NHS throughout the country.
Our reporter, Jake Zuckerman, sent this report from
This afternoon hospitals across England began reporting
problems with their IT systems and it quickly became clear
that this was a major cyber attack of the sort that we have seen affect
public bodies in the past and that amongst the organisations affected
The United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust, the Lincolnshire
Partnership Foundation Trust, which deals with mental health
issues, and Lincolnshire Community Health Services are all affected
Meanwhile, North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Trust
are asking patients to avoid A at their hospitals because of
the cyber attack which they say is affecting them as well.
And Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust say they've detected
computer malware in their system but they say it's not had
that are affected and then those all of the files on the computers
Once it's on your computer it fires up your e-mail,
it sends a copy of itself to all your contacts.
They click on the link, they are now infected.
All routine activities here at Lincoln County Hospital
have been suspended today and over the weekend and I spoke to one
patient who was so close to going into surgery
when his operation was cancelled that he still had a drip
Inconvenient, very frustrating for my fellow patients
The nurses are absolutely fabulous and the doctors but also I think
it's a heinous crime this, I think, because they're putting
We suspended routine activity as soon as we were aware
of the issue because we obviously needed to focus on the urgent
and emergency patients and also to protect patient safety
We took that action and we are suspending all routine
At the moment the hospital just don't know how long it's
going to take until they can get their systems up and running
again and we just don't know how long this is going to go on for.
Jake Zuckerman, BBC Look North, Lincoln.
A court has been told that a woman from East Yorkshire was assaulted
with a hammer and had food withdrawn from her as a teenager
Deborah Harrison and her partner Jennifer Harrison,
who's in a wheelchair, both deny charges of assault
Deborah Harrison's daughter, who's now 20, claims
Today in court she told the couple's defence team that she was not
Plans for a new prison in East Yorkshire have been submitted.
If given the go-ahead the new prison will be built on land next
to the high-security Full Sutton jail, near Pocklington.
The ?91 million building would hold 1,000 adult male prisoners.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council's planning committee
The number of children and teenagers who're being referred to mental
health services in the East Riding is now at record levels
and charities believe exam pressures are partly to blame.
Many teenagers say the new A-level courses, where subjects are examined
at the end of two years, are adding to their anxiety and stress.
Here's our health correspondent, Vicky Johnson.
With exams looming, conversation among these students
I used flash cards last year but I've not made any.
A-levels have changed this year with results depending on end
of course exams and students say this is adding to their stress.
There's a massive amount of things to remember for the subjects.
Especially when you've got to remember two years of work.
I do put pressure on myself but other than that it's my
upbringing because my family really takes pride in education.
We don't help those young people by removing the challenges.
We need to help children to overcome the challenges so that
when they take examinations and they are end of two-year test,
they can overcome those hurdles like children do all over the world.
Wyke College in Hull offers drop-in sessions and regular counselling
I'm like, I shouldn't be sleeping, I should be doing this.
I have got that to do, I have got this to do and this needs
There have been a lot of incidents of panic attacks around the college.
All of our first aid staff are trained to help
within the immediacy of panic attacks.
Certainly the presentation within the counselling room is much
This is reflected in new figures published today from the NSPCC
which says it's delivered 137 online counselling sessions to children
in the Yorkshire and Humber area in the past two years.
12 to 15-year-olds were most likely to be counselled about stress
but the biggest rise, up 21%, was among 16
Papyrus, the charity which offers help to young
people at risk of suicide, say they too have noticed an
Probably overall we are getting about 30% more calls and texts
and e-mails and I think that just reflects the increase in people that
Referrals to children and adolescent mental health
services in East Yorkshire are higher than ever.
Up almost 40% on last year and counsellors believe
many of these are connected to exam stress.
In Rugby League, both our teams were in action in the Challenge Cup.
Hull Kingston Rovers went to Salford with the hope
of continuing their impressive Championship form.
After holding the lead for all of the first half
But Hull FC had a successful start to the start of their
Now a look at the weather forecast with Keeley Donovan.
Some much-needed rain for the garden over the next few days but the good
news is most of it is going to fall overnight, Saturday into Sunday
and a lot of the weekend looks dry and bright.
It will be broken to allow some clear spells and a mild night
to come with temperatures staying in double figures for many of us.
Tomorrow morning a fairly cloudy start.
The odd shower is possible through the morning
and into the early part of the afternoon but most
places dry for the day and increasingly it will get bright
through the afternoon with increasing amounts of sunshine.
Temperatures getting up to around 17 or 18 degrees.
Some much-needed rain for the gardens overnight into Sunday.
Sunday starting off dry and fine with some sunshine.
One or two showers knocking around, just watch out for those but most
places dry and then unsettled to start next week.
That is it from me and the late team. Look North is back tomorrow
evening at 6:15 p.m.. Goodbye.