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.
In the last year, THOUSANDS of health workers took action for climate justice with Medact. We brought the health voice for climate justice to the COP26 climate talks, and to streets in towns and cities across the UK. Now we need your help to support even more health workers to organise for climate and health justice in 2022.
This briefing argues that the PCSC Bill’s expansion of police power and prisons will in fact harm public health
Serious violence measures in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill undermine public health
A briefing focusing on the risks of harm associated with the proposed Serious Violence Duty (SVD) and Serious Violence Reduction Orders (SVROs) in the PCSC Bill.
Our 2020 Annual Report provides an overview of our work and direction in the last year, including how this has pivoted in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
On the 76th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, our call is as clear as ever: we need beds not bombs.
In this new briefing, our Economic Justice & Health Group shine a light on the UK government’s assumption that the health of the public and the economy are in tension.