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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Contact the endocrinology department

The endocrinology department at The Christie is based in department 63. Please follow the wayfinding system at The Christie to find us.

COVID-19 endocrinology update

For non-urgent queries about appointments or any other queries, please contact us by:
Telephone: 0161 446 3479

If you have a query about your appointment, service waiting times or any other general query, one of our administration team will be happy to help.

The best way to contact us is by email at

You can also call us on 0161 446 3479.

Please make sure that you have your NHS number or hospital number to hand before calling us. Please also include your NHS or hospital number on any email correspondence. 

If you do send us an email, please advise if you are happy for us to record your email address on your hospital record and that you are happy to receive a reply via email. If you would prefer a phone call, please make that clear.

As part of our service, we aim to keep you fully informed of your treatment and progress through our service. As such, we automatically send you a copy of all correspondence letters to your GP. 

If you have an urgent query relating to your treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • From Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm, please call 0161 446 3479 and press option 3.
  • At other times, please call The Christie Hotline on 0161 446 3658.

If you have any questions for your consultant, please contact their medical secretary on the phone number below. You can also email them if you prefer at

  • Dr Higham: 0161 446 3663
  • Dr Adam: 0161 446 3664
  • Dr Dhage: 0161 446 3663

Referring a patient to the endocrinology service

If you want to a refer a patient to our service, please read the referring a patient to the endocrinology department at The Christie page.

Last updated: March 2023