Health workers for health justice

We bring the health community together to change the system

Our work

Health injustice is driven by political, social and economic conditions. Our campaigns organise for systems change to win justice.


By donating, you will support all of our member-led campaigns by helping to fund the training, events and resources we need to build health-worker power.

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Our members

  • Monica headshot - smiling brown woman with brown hair standing in a field

    Monica Sharman

    “Through Medact I am developing a deeper understanding of health injustice, and learning the skills to challenge it. It’s been incredible to do this work alongside such a compassionate team of people who inspire me to believe that a fairer world is possible.”

  • Headshot of Rebekah – a smiling woman wearing a pink top with dark hair in a bun

    Rebekah Cheung Judge

    “Being a Medact member gives us the opportunity to join together as a community of healthcare practitioners to affect the sociopolitical determinants of health which we see play out every day in the lives of our patients.”

  • Headshot of Calum – a young white man in a black raincoat and peaked cap, smiling

    Calum Barnes

    “As a doctor, being a Medact member is a way of advocating for my patients. Being part of a movement toward social justice has given me purpose and identity in a time where it is otherwise only too easy to feel helpless.”

  • People at an NHS Not Trident protest – Michael is doing a speech, reading from a piece of paper into a megaphone - he is wearing a dark coat, sunglasses and a beret

    Michael Orgel

    “I’ve been a member of Medact and its predecessor MCANW for decades, trying to counter the existential risk of nuclear weapons. We need to eliminate them before they eliminate us – and the funds saved could help ensure healthcare is a right not a privilege.”

Become a Medact member now

Join a community of health workers fighting for health justice today. Together we have the power to change the system.

Medact membership is open to anyone who works in health and shares our values.

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Our work

  • Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, indiscriminate, and inhumane instruments of mass murder ever created. Their use – and even their possession – goes against every principle of international humanitarian law. 


  • Health for a Green New Deal

    We’re building the health movement for a transformative Green New Deal.


  • Economic Justice

    Our economic system is making people sick. Gross inequality leads to unequal health outcomes. But this is not inevitable: we have the power to change the system. Today in the […]


  • Securitisation of Health

    We call for collective security, health and well-being, rather than ‘hard’ security measures like border enforcement, a punitive criminal justice system, and counter-terror measures that criminalise entire communities.


  • Get involved with the #PatientsNotPassports campaign!

    Patients Not Passports are organising to end to racist migrant charging policies within the NHS. Get involved with the campaign!


  • Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, most indiscriminate, most inhumane instruments of mass murder ever created. Medact is the UK affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).