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Industrial Action

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Industrial Action

2nd January 2024 - Hot Topics

Junior doctors are taking industrial action from 7am on Wednesday 3rd January until 7am on Tuesday 9th January.

We have been working closely with senior clinicians and managers to maintain safe services during the period of industrial action. 

 The strike action planned will bring substantial challenges to our services.  

Please attend appointments as usual unless you have been contacted to say it needs to be rearranged. Please seek the care you need during industrial action and use the most appropriate service by going to NHS 111 online as the first port of call. Also, call 999 in a life-threatening emergency. 

Where to access local services

NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do. You can contact the service online or by calling 111, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mental health support

For local mental health support, click here.


Throughout industrial action, please continue to access your local pharmacy. Pharmacists can offer expert advice on lots of common conditions such as coughs, colds, aches, and pains. You can find your local pharmacy and opening times here.