First do no harm – Clinical roles in preventing and reducing damage to vulnerable immigration detainees

The available evidence shows that the objectives of significantly reducing the number of vulnerable individuals detained and the duration of their detention have not been achieved by the changes to policy and practice introduced since the initial review into welfare in detention of vulnerable persons produced by Mr Steven Shaw in January 2016.
In our submission to the new review we consider what has gone wrong, and make recommendations for what needs to happen to improve the situation.

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...

Iraq, Medact and Chilcot

This piece was written in response to the release of the findings of the Chilcot inquiry by former Medact Directors Mike Rowson and Marion Birch, along with Jane Salvage, who all worked on Medact’s series of Iraq reports One political commentator’s view of the...