Our primary objective as health workers is the duty of care to the patient in front of us. Government policies like Prevent jeopardise this duty and consequently public health. As health workers and members of the health community, our duty of care is to challenge any and all attempts at making caring professions into an arm of the Home Office or police.
The following letter is written by healthcare workers from Barts Health NHS Trust in support of the cleaners, porters, security, catering and reception staff across St Barts, Royal London Hospital, and Whipps Cross who are taking strike action about their pay.
An open letter by mental health professionals to express concern over the negative impact of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill on young people’s mental health and escalation in ‘criminal’ behaviour.
The climate crisis is the greatest public health threat of the 21st century. With this action, doctors of Scotland can help send a message to those in power at COP 26.
Join us in writing to the Home Secretary to oppose policies that are so clearly causing harm to asylum seekers.
This May, we’re taking action to convince MPs of the public health case for creating millions of good, secure green jobs post-COVID. Join us!
Take action to stop NatWest investing in nuclear weapons-producing countries.
Plans to expand Leeds Bradford Airport not only risk more toxic air for nearby communities, they’re also a threat to the health and wellbeing of communities around the world already suffering the impacts of the climate crisis.
Join us in taking action to encourage your local council to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, by joining the ICAN Cities Appeal.