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NHS - Fiddling with email

The National Health Service has a national e-mail service, using the domain nhs.net. Most NHS organisations, trusts, GP surgeries and commissioners, use it. It offers a secure service, so that patient-identifiable and sensitive information can be sent between users.

Now the NHS in Scotland is abandoning this: all its email addresses will use the suffix @nhs.scot.  .scot is not a true country code top-level domain, as they are known, but is contrived to look as if it is.

It is alarming enough that, in the middle of a pandemic, the NHS in Scotland should want to force through a disruptive email migration on clinicians and patients. That it should allow the SNP to use the NHS for separatist propaganda is extraordinary.