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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Working with the neuroendocrine tumour service

The Colorectal Peritoneal Oncology Centre (CPOC) work alongside The Christie ENETS Centre of Excellence in providing a multidisciplinary approach to the management of neuroendocrine tumours. The neuroendocrine tumour multidisciplinary team meeting (MDT) is attended by 2 colorectal consultant surgeons from the CPOC service who offer specialised opinions on the surgical management of neuroendocrine tumours.

You can read more on how we treat neuroendocrine tumours on our website section about the neuroendocrine tumour service.

The consultant team work within a highly specialised service who undertake complex major colorectal, peritoneal and pelvic surgery. We offer a range of surgical options for patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumours including laparoscopic and open resections of the appendix, small bowel, colon or rectum.

You can also get more information from The European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society and Neuroendocrine Cancer UK (Formerly NET Patient Foundation).

You can also read what Christie patient Mike Holland said about being treated for a neuroendocrine tumour by the Colorectal and Peritoneal Oncology Centre at The Christie.

Last updated: July 2023