Medact In The News
A selection of Medact’s appearances in the media
In a letter published in The Evening Standard, over 150 healthcare professionals call for the scrapping of healthcare charges and ID checks for migrants in the NHS.
Medact report 'A safer world - treating Britain's harmful dependence on nuclear weapons' has been reviewed in the academic journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival (MCS). The book review is open access and freely available on-line till the end of December 2017. Michael...
Monday 23rd October saw the introduction of mandatory checks on residency and immigration status of patients in NHS hospitals, followed by demand of upfront payment for care from those who can not prove their eligibility. Medact is incredibly concerned about the...
On September 30, we joined Docs Not Cops and a coalition of anti-racism and pro-migrant organisations outside Guy's and St. Thomas' hospital to protest the introduction of immigration checks and upfront charging coming into force on 23 October 2017. We listened to...
Taher Qassim MBE writes about the cholera epidemic raging in the midst of one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in Yemen.
In light of the world’s worst cholera outbreak, Medact Director David McCoy and colleagues Jonathan Kennedy and Andrew Harmer from Queen Mary University of London write about the crucial role that the Saudi-led coalition has played in creating conditions conductive to this catastrophic outbreak.
Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world – The Conversation / Newsweek / Mail Online
In light of escalating war of words between North Korea and the USA, Medact Director David McCoy writes about the effects of nuclear detonations on the environment and climate.
Round up of coverage of Medact report – A safer world: Treating Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons.
Medical professionals speak out to demand isolated UK respect UN treaty banning Trident – article in CommonSpace
David Jamieson writes about Medact report ”A safer world – Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons’ for CommonSpace.
Abbie Rimmer reports on Medact letter published in the Daily Telegraph today (25 July 2017) for BMJ News.