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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Sarcoma service referral information for professionals

If you are looking to refer a patient to the Greater Manchester and Oswestry Sarcoma Service (GMOSS) MDT, please note that any diagnostic referral will be at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) or Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital NHS Trust (RJAH) in Oswestry.

If you wish to discuss referring a patient for MDT discussion, please contact the coordinator at or

Any sarcoma patients who are referred to any one of the hospitals in the GMOSS MDT will be discussed at the weekly meeting. This will enable the best treatment plan for each individual patient.

Last updated: February 2023