Over the weekend there was a severity 1 national outage on NHSmail, NHS Digital has stated following an issue with the supplier system.
We are currently experiencing issues with the availability of #NHSmail, apologies to those of you affected. We are working with the supplier to get it fixed and will provide you with an update as soon as we are able via social media channels and at https://t.co/aHkwNw8T3c— Sophia Miller (@sophia_newmedia) December 1, 2018
Users struggled to receive updates on the NHS Digital website and those subscribed to SMS messages could receive updates in that way.
Many users were also locked out of their accounts but were unlocked by 10:30pm on Saturday night.
NHS Digital stated on Sunday that all users could now access the NHSmail system.