Published on: 28th December 2023

Junior doctors will be striking from 7am on Wednesday 3 January until 7am on Tuesday 9 January 2024.

Here's an update and some guidance for patients and visitors about what to expect:


If you have an appointment with any of our services please attend unless you hear from us. There's no need to call to check if your appointment is going ahead, we'll be in touch with you directly if we need to rearrange an appointment.

Visiting patients

We continue to welcome family members and loved ones to visit patients at our hospitals, please see our visiting information.

Need urgent mental health crisis support?

Our 24/7 mental health crisis helpline if free, any time, day or night if you need urgent help. Call 0800 014 9995.

We also have a number of self-help resources on our website which may also be useful.