Emergencies will be treated during doctors' action

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' strike causes disruption

For the first time in 40 years doctors went on strike today. It caused disruption across the South East with appointments delayed and minor operations cancelled.