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Tom Savvides reports on the doctors' industrial action.
In Polegate, East Sussex, one local doctors' surgery is open as usual while the other is affected by the strikes.
NHS management in the South say patients who need emergency treatment should not be affected by today's walkout - the first in almost 40 years. All GP surgeries in our region are expected to remain open with just a handful of doctors going on strike.
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Doctors are taking industrial action for the first time since 1975 today, despite last-ditch attempts from ministers to dissuade them.