UPDATE 4.30pm October 4: The system is back up and running as normal

GP surgeries across Buckinghamshire had no internet access on Monday morning in what has been branded a "major incident". 

Anyone trying to book a doctor's appointment at Bourne End and Wooburn Green Medical Centre this morning had been greeted with a message warning them they are unable to access online appointments or patient notes. 

The message said all surgeries in Buckinghamshire were without internet access. 

It read: "All surgeries in Buckinghamshire have no internet access this is a major incident and we cannot access online appointments or patient notes.

"We have paused online appointments until this is resolved. Please call 111 or 999 if you have a medical emergency.

"Sorry for this inconvenience." 

Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group urged anyone who needed to speak to a doctor to call 111 until the problem was fixed. 

In a later update, they told the Bucks Free Press: "Due to a technical issue experienced by an external service provider, all Buckinghamshire GP sites temporarily lost their ability to connect to the internet and access key systems earlier today.

"This situation has now been resolved, and all GP sites in Buckinghamshire are back online as normal."