Strike action between Monday 2 October to Thursday 5 October 2023

Consultants and junior doctors at The Christie will both strike between 7am on Monday 2 October to 7am on Thursday 5 October 2023. Both consultants and junior doctors will still provide emergency care during their strikes.

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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Specialist oncology surgery advice

The Christie is a specialist tertiary surgical referral centre that concentrates on rare cancers, specialist procedures and multidisciplinary cancer surgery.

The Christie is recognised as: 

  • the largest HIPEC centre in western Europe with outcomes that meet or improve on the international benchmark
  • one of the largest robotic centres in the UK with Da Vinci Centre of Excellence accreditation
  • the largest complex pelvic cancer team in the UK. We provide structured multidisciplinary surgery in advanced cancer patients; providing world class outcomes approaching 45% 5-year survival
  • the largest men’s health centre in the UK (prostate, testis, and penile) serving populations up to 10 million. With this comes a significant research infrastructure that incorporates laboratory work, innovation, biobanking and research income of over 10 million GBP

We can offer our clients advice on:

  • Robotic surgery
  • Microsurgical techniques
  • Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC
  • Andrology and survivorship
  • Surgical multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Surgical data collection and cancer surgery metrics
  • Complex pelvic cancer
  • Formation of rare cancer services

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

Last updated: May 2023