TUC Day of Action 30 November 2011 - information for
The TUC national day of action on pension changes takes place on
30 November. Locally the Trust has been working with the
Unions to ensure that patient safety is not compromised.
However, there are reduced levels of elective activity throughout
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY, URGENT CARE AND ACUTE
SERVICES Emergency and acute care will continue as
normal, including acute admissions and discharges, urgent care and
accident and emergency.
OUTPATIENTS If you have an outpatient
appointment on 30 November, please attend your appointment as
PLANNED SURGERY If you are booked to be
admitted for a procedure on 30 November, please attend your
appointment as planned.
COMMUNITY SERVICES We expect planned activity,
including home visits, to go ahead.
HEALTH IMPROVEMENT SERVICES expects to
continue planned appointments as usual. In preparation for the
30th November, the service has rescheduled some
appointments where necessary and these clients have been informed.
If clients have appointments on the 30th and have
not received notification otherwise, then they should attend as
'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been
excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very
thankful and relieved patient'.
Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital
of North Durham