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Find out about any strike action occurring in the Southern region. 

New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) to strike

Some of our Resident Medical Officers (doctors) have notified us of strike action from 7:00am Thursday 16 May to 8am Saturday 18 May.

If the strike proceeds, all emergency departments will remain open and hospital patients will receive safe care.

Unless you are contacted directly, please attend any scheduled outpatient appointments or treatment.

Anyone who has non-urgent health concerns should contact their GP or call Healthline (0800 611 116) for advice in the first instance. In all emergency situations, call 111 or present to the Emergency Department.