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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Christie Medical Physics and Engineering

Christie Medical Physics and Engineering (CMPE) provides medical physics and engineering support to a wide range of NHS and other institutions within the Cheshire and Merseyside, Greater Manchester, and Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Systems. We are the NHS regional medical physics provider for the North West of England.

Nuclear medicine

The Nuclear Medicine Group operates the Nuclear Medicine Clinic and Radiopharmacy on the Christie site, and provides radiopharmaceuticals and physics services to Nuclear Medicine departments in the North West.

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Magnetic resonance imaging

The MR physics service at The Christie includes several clinical scientists working across the hospital and with over 40 scanners in North West NHS trusts.

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Diagnostic radiology and radiation protection

The services provided by Christie Medical Physics and Engineering (CMPE) provide the professional and technical advice and support to enable employers to meet the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017, the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and other relevant legislative requirements. 

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Radiotherapy physics

The Radiotherapy physics group provides scientific, technical and training support to the Radiotherapy department at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust.  Our aim is to enable the safe and accurate delivery of radiotherapy.

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Medical physics outreach and recruitment

Within Christie Medical Physics and Engineering (CMPE), we have healthcare scientists, healthcare science practitioners (often called technologists) and clinical engineers working as a large team.

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Last updated: August 2023