NHS email blunder clogs up system after message sent to 840,000 employees

Resource Author:  Henry Bodkin
Resource Date:  11/14/2016
Resource Name:  The Telegraph
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The NHS email system ground to a halt on Monday after a “test” message was mistakenly sent to more than 840,000 employees.

Hundreds of curious staff immediately began hitting “reply to all”, flooding servers with more email traffic in one morning than the system usually copes with in a month.