Industrial Action

Image used on the website Industrial Action by Junior Doctors between 24 and 28 February 2024
Junior Doctors will strike from 7am on Saturday 24 February until 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. Action is likely to cause long waits in Emergency Departments.
If it’s not a life-threatening emergency, get the help you need via:
• 111.nhs.uk can support you at home or direct you to the best service for you
• Your pharmacy can help with over the counter medicines, emergency contraception and minor illnesses
• Mental health support, please contact 0800 448 0828
• Corby Urgent Care Centre can help treat lacerations, cuts, sprains, trains, minor burns and wounds
• For medical attention please contact your GP practice as normal.

Pathology

Pathology is the science of the cause and effect of disease. It involves the testing of blood, other bodily fluids and tissue for diagnosis, disease screening, and to influence decisions made on treatment and monitoring. Most diagnoses could not be made without pathology tests.
 
Pathology departments include Andrology, Biochemistry, Blood Transfusion, Bereavement Service, Cellular Pathology (Cytology & Histology),  Haematology, Immunology and Microbiology.