Important information regarding planned strike action by junior medical staff in January.
Are you scheduled to have surgery or have an outpatient appointment at Whangarei Hospital between 7 am Tuesday 15 January and 7 am Thursday 17 January 2019?
Due to a planned 48 hour strike by junior medical staff throughout in New Zealand, your surgery or clinic appointment may need to be postponed. We are contacting anyone affected directly. If you have not been contacted, your appointment is NOT affected.
Please be assured, if your surgery or appointment does have to be postponed, you will be re-booked.
We apologise in advance for the inconvenience this will cause and reassure you that our number one consideration is for the safety of our patients.