In August 2020, Medact and Migrants Organise refused to submit evidence to the Department of Health and Social Care’s limited review of NHS Charging – read our letter to the government explaining why.
Sixteen of the UK’s leading public health organisations have written to Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick urging him to extend the eviction ban due to be lifted Monday […]
Read our Economic Justice Campaigner Siddhartha in BMJ Opinion, expanding on our case for a health centred budget in response to the findings of the Marmot 10-year review.
The British Psychological Society is divesting from fossil fuels! It joins a growing number of health organisations that are cutting ties with gas, oil and coal. Dr Deirdre Duff reports on their divestment decision.
On Tuesday 24 July, Medact supported healthcare workers and humanitarians to return their government honours in protest at the ‘hostile environment’ policies in the NHS.
On her recent trip to the UK, ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn visited Scotland and the naval base at Faslane where Trident nuclear weapons are housed.
Medact and over 30 organisations send an open letter to the Department of Health and Social Care to express our concerns about their limited review into the latest changes to healthcare charging.
On Sunday 8 October, the Scottish National Party (SNP) voted overwhelmingly in favour of raising the minimum enlistment age from 16 to 18. SNP’s youth branch, which tabled the motion, […]
The following joint statement has been released by IPPNW, the World Medical Association, the International Council of Nurses, and the World Federation of Public Health Associations on September 18, 2017. […]
Medical doctors and scientists, including Medact’s director David McCoy, write a letter calling on the British government to immediately begin the process of joining the international treaty demanding the ban […]