A major computer failure has affected the Brest hospital center since Wednesday morning, which has been forced to cancel and postpone all the interventions scheduled for the day.

“All hospitalization activities and technical platforms (imaging, biology, block) are suspended except for vital emergencies,” the hospital establishment said in the morning.

#Alert the computer failure @CHRU_Brest is not yet resolved.

➡️ consultations / surgical procedures scheduled for 09/29 have been postponed except for psychiatry consultations.

Patients are informed.

➡️do not go to @CHRU_Brest

☎️15 if needed

– ARS Brittany (@ArsBretagne) September 28, 2022

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The reception of emergencies was also disrupted, patients being invited to go to other establishments.

The white plan triggered

The “white plan” was triggered “with reinforcements requested from the laboratory and computer services side”, indicated the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Brittany in a press release, confirming information from



“Degraded procedures have been put in place in the services.

The scheduled interventions have been canceled and postponed”, added the ARS, inviting the population to “not go spontaneously” to the hospital center “and to call 15 if necessary”.

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