A Medact member and Consultant doctor discusses the Indian government’s mismanaged and authoritarian response to the Coronavirus pandemic. They analyse the social impact of the measures taken and the ideology that has driven decision making during the public health crisis.
Children and families who are experiencing homelessness are facing severe risk, risk that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. There is an urgent need to address the lack of […]
Sally, Anna and Kieran – researchers in the Migrant Health Group at St George’s, University of London – explore the increased risk to coronavirus faced by people living in Europe’s migrant camps, and the steps Governments should be taking to ensure they are able to access the testing and treatment they need.
Darran Martin, a paediatric intensive care and ED nurse, explores the long term psychological impact of the Hostile Environment and the way in which these policies affect much more than a person’s ability to access public services.
North Bristol NHS is the largest hospital trust in the South West serving nearly a million people from Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. It also has a wider catchment […]
In 1951, at the height of the Korean War, seven eminent doctors wrote to The Lancet medical journal in a call for disarmament. Their argument? Military spending was impacting […]
Decisions over the onshore drilling need to be taken with the facts in the open, not pushed through Parliament in a rush. By John Ashton We shouldn’t need a report […]
Dearest Friends, The last night was extreme. The “ground invasion” of Gaza resulted in scores and carloads with maimed, torn apart, bleeding, shivering, dying… All sorts of injured Palestinians, all […]
Dr Tomasz Pierscionek, co-author of Medact’s Drone report, talks to Carol Anne Grayson.