Southport Hospital Junior Doctor: ‘Why I went on strike’ (otsnews.tv) January 18th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Junior doctors strike, Southport Hospital Patients at Southport Hospital are facing major disruption as junior doctors have gone on strike in a dispute with the government over a new contract, Tuesday January 12 2016. The doctors are providing emergency cover only during the 24-hour walkout, which got under way at 08:00 am. Scores of operations have had to be cancelled as a result of the strike. This is the first of three walkouts planned for the coming weeks. The other two are: 08:00 am Tuesday 26 January to 08:00 am Thursday 28 January (junior doctors will provide emergency care only) 08:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT Wednesday 10 February (full walkout). A second non-emergency walkout is planned from 8am on January 26, for 48 hours. This will be followed by a full withdrawal of junior doctor labour between 8am and 5pm on February 10. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!