Industrial Action - Planned Strike Action Communication

Choose the right NHS service for you and your family

If you need medical help during planned strike action, please use NHS services wisely to make sure care is available to those who need it most.

Strike action from 7am on Monday 2 October until 7am on Thursday 5 October will mean that NHS services will be busier than normal, and some appointments may be cancelled. Please attend your booked appointments unless you are told otherwise.

Make sure you have enough of any medication you need as pharmacies may have different opening hours or be closed. Your local pharmacist can advise on common conditions and you can find your nearest at

 If you have a health concern that is not life-threatening, support is available at NHS111 online or by phoning NHS 111. If it is a life-threatening emergency such as serious illness or injury, you should still call 999.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period.

Thank you

Published on 4 October 2023