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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Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
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