Junior doctors strike information

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

On Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April junior doctors will be staging their next round of industrial action, which will also include their withdrawal of cover in A&E departments.

They will be striking from 8am to 5pm on both days. Essential patient care will be provided by senior staff during these hours.

We will keep this page updated with information from our providers and elsewhere, about any changes to services as a result of the action, which might affect you.

Information for patients

NHS Choices - patients can find dedicated information about the strike and health advice on the NHS Choices website - nhs.uk/strike. From Monday 25 April, the page will have a search facility linking patients to details of additional/extended services being provided in their area.

Examine your options

Details of local health services and options that can help can be found here

Guidance from NHS England

NHS England has created this leaflet and graphic to offer advice during the strike action. The leaflet contains information on planned operations and procedures during the action, as well as the options available to patients.

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