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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Health records

Patients have the right to have access to (and request copies of) information that The Christie holds on them. This includes their medical records.

If you wish to apply for formal access to your records, please email us at to receive a copy of the application form.

You can also write to us to request the form at:

The Health Records Manager
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust 
Wilmslow Road 
M20 4BX

Information sharing with other NHS organisations

Your health records are shared with other NHS organisations that provide a service on behalf of the Christie or are involved directly with your health care.

In addition, The Christie provides a computerised facility to allow secure access to the NHS staff who care for you in the Manchester and Cheshire regions.

This facility allows clinicians (such as your GP, A&E staff, hospital nurses and doctors) to view details of your record to help inform their decisions about you and your care.

The Christie also has access to your health records from other NHS organisations which can be used to help Christie staff make the best decisions about your care.

If you do NOT want your Christie record to be made available to other NHS organisations, please write to us and we will remove this facility.

If you do NOT want Christie staff to access your health records from other specific NHS organisations, please write to us and we will remove this facility.

Please write to:

Information Governance Department
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Wilmslow Road
M20 4BX

Last updated: March 2023