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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Benefits for colleagues

Working with us

We want our colleagues to enjoy their work and be happy here and we offer a wide range of benefits to support this.

A graphic showing the benefits available to colleagues at The Christie.  These benefits are: a generous pension scheme, an annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and increases to 33 with the length of service and including 8 bank holidays, buying and selling annual leave, maternity, paternity and adoption leave, colleague nursery, flexible working policy, You Made a Difference awards, long service awards and other colleague recognition schemes, NHS car lease scheme, interest free loans for public transport and discounted Metrolink annual tickets, cycle to work scheme, bicycle parking and free bicycle maintenance, lockers and showering facilities, access to free eye tests and contribution to cost of glasses, access to our Employee Assistance Programme/Occupational health and complementary therapy services, wellbeing support and initiatives including our menopause café, access to on-site chaplaincy, access to on-site library, access to leadership development programmes, wide range of training, development and apprenticeship programmes, access to low-cost loans and financial education, discounts on high street and online products and health service discounts and a free annual flu vaccination.

Developing you

We work together sharing our skills and knowledge which gives everyone opportunities to learn, grow and explore career opportunities. By investing in personal and professional development, from formal qualifications and apprenticeships to coaching and mentoring, we support our colleagues to achieve their potential.

See our School Of Oncology education and training section for full details.

Last updated: July 2023