Strike action between Tuesday 19 and Friday 22 September 2023

Consultants and junior doctors at The Christie will both strike between Tuesday 19 and Friday 22 September 2023.

Consultants will be striking on 19 to 20 September 2023. Consultants will still provide emergency care during their strikes.

Junior doctors will be striking on:

20 September 2023 – strike with emergency care still provided
21 to 22 September 2023 – full walkouts for 48 hours

We are proactively contacting patients with appointments that may be affected by this strike. If you have an appointment at the Trust on any of these dates, please continue to come to The Christie and our other centres as planned unless we contact you to tell you otherwise. There may be longer waits than usual in clinics during this time.

Please do not call to check if your appointment is still going ahead.

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Pharmacy advice

The Christie Pharmacy is a UK leader in managing cancer medicines and has introduced a number of initiatives in recent years to ensure optimal usage and to reduce or eliminate medicine wastage. As part of an NHS national cancer programme, we have been instrumental in driving forward innovations in this area, along with industry partners. 

Examples of work in this area include:

  • Dose banding to reduce wastage of chemotherapy drugs
  • Home delivery of chemotherapy
  • Introduction of biosimilar medicines 

We provide advice to clients on

  • Medicines optimisation
  • Establishing pharmaceutical clinical trials
  • Aseptic services

Please contact us for more information about our services in this area.

Last updated: April 2023