GKT computer loss
- By: Alex Brooks
Computer chips worth £40 000-50 000 have been stolen from Guy's, King's and St Thomas's (GKT) Medical School's New Hunt's House, just as it was preparing to open its doors to students for the first time.
A spokesman from King's College London confirmed that “the chips from 120 … brand new Dell computers in open access rooms … were removed by thieves in mid September.” They were taken from the Guy's campus of GKT. A spokesperson from King's said: “The college has to balance the needs for the rooms to be genuinely open access to students, and for security. After this incident there is now a 24 hour guard at the door to the rooms, and regular patrols have been increased. The college is discussing the thefts with its insurers and hopes that its losses will be covered in full.” Students must now display identification badges in order to gain