The Government has said that family GPs are to make a comeback, in a bid to reduce pressure on the NHS.
Everyone aged 75 and over will be assigned a named GP, accountable for their care within the NHS.
Tina Gelder's been meeting those who could be most affected.
Hull Royal Infirmary is giving people a look behind the scenes today. It's offering tours around the hospital to show how staff are improving patient care.
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley say he is "disappointed" at the doctors' decision to take industrial action.
Dr Richard Vautrey, deputy chair of the BMA's GP Committee, and a GP in Leeds himself, describes why doctors feel moved to take industrial action.
GPs across the region are taking industrial action today in a row over pensions.
It is the first walkout of its kind since 1975 and will last for 24 hours. Doctors say they are being treated "differently" to other civil servants.
Plans by the Government could see the retirement age for doctors rising from 65 to 68 by 2015, with contributions to pension schemes also increasing.
Thousands of doctors in our region will strike tomorrow over a dispute over pensions.
The 24 hour strike, organised by the British Medical Association, is in protest against planned changes to the NHS pensions scheme.
The day will be the first industrial action the profession has taken in 40 years. All appointments along with routine hospital procedures will be cancelled, but those who need emergency care will still be seen.