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GPs need guidance on protecting their computers from viruses

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7317.870/c (Published 13 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:870
  1. Barry Fox ([email protected]), science and technology journalist
  1. 22 Holmefield Court, London NW3 4TT

    EDITOR—Doctors' surgeries have been encouraged to computerise and connect to NHS online services to give them access to the internet and email. Although the NHS services are (I would hope) well protected against computer viruses, responsibility for protecting surgery systems sits with individual surgeries. So …

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