Annual Report 2016/17

This report sets out the broad scope of activities undertaken by staff and members, working to ensure that health professionals have a voice in discussions about issues such as conflict, climate change and economic inequality that threaten the long term well-being of...

Annual Report 2015/16

This has been an exciting year for Medact. The success of our conference in 2015 raised aspirations, energy and enthusiasm. Once again, Medact has produced evidence and assessments of high quality that are respected and widely quoted. Our small but highly effective...

Health Professionals and Nuclear War

‘We physicians protest the outrage of holding the entire world hostage. We protest the moral obscenity that each of us is being continually targeted for extinction. We protest the ongoing increase in overkill. We protest the expansion of the arms race to space....

Elena Carter on ‘Beds not Bombs’

As East and West squared off at the height of the Cold War, the threat of a nuclear attack was all too real. Armed with stark facts about the potential impact of the bomb, a group of doctors and nurses launched a campaign for nuclear disarmament.The archive of this...