• The City of Hiroshima – Peace Declaration

    The City of Hiroshima – Peace Declaration

    Medact has received a letter from the Mayor of the City of Hiroshima, along with a copy of their Peace Declaration. The Medact Hiroshima Appeal 2016 has just been launched, and it will enable […]

  • Hiroshima Day Appeal 2016

    Hiroshima Day Appeal 2016

    As the majority of countries across the world press ahead to reach a legally binding nuclear weapons ban treaty, the UK government appears determined to replace the Trident system. Under […]

  • Stop Trident Renewal

    Stop Trident Renewal

    On Monday 18 July, Trident renewal will be debated and voted on in Westminster. We are calling on our members to tell their MPs to speak out against Trident renewal […]

  • An Updated Public Health Assessment of Shale Gas Fracking

    Medact today released an updated assessment of the potential health impacts of shale fracking in England.

  • Shale Gas Production in England – an updated public health assessment

    Shale Gas Production in England – an updated public health assessment

    Download: A Public Health Assessment of Shale Gas in England Medact’s new report summarises the findings of a public health assessment of unconventional shale gas production in England.  In 2015 […]

  • Shale Gas Production in England – report release video

    Shale Gas Production in England, an Updated Public Health AssessmentWatch this video on YouTube  

  • Medact submission to the Labour Party Defence Policy Review

    A number of members of Medact from the Nuclear Weapons Group (NWG) have produced a paper for submission to Labour’s International Policy Commission Defence Review. The submission is based on […]

  • Global Health Professionals Call for Transition Away from Coal

    Medact has joined with more than 80 global health organizations from 30 different countries – together representing more than 300,000 doctors, nurses and public health professionals…

  • Medact Manchester campaign to save the Salford Royal Hospital kitchen

    Background The Salford Royal Hospital, part of the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, is an acute hospital with 839 beds. Whilst patient catering was provided in-house and well rated by […]

  • Stop Trident

    To coincide with the #StopTrident march on Saturday 27th February 2016, leading UK health professionals wrote a letter in The Telegraph calling on the UK government to back international efforts to […]