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March 2019

PREVENT in the NHS – Medact Manchester

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University Place, University of Manchester, 176 Oxford Rd
Manchester, M13 9PL United Kingdom
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Join Medact Manchester for the next evening talk in our Medact lecture series. We are looking forward to hearing from Dr Tarek Younis, a cultural psychologist and Newton postdoctoral research fellow at UCL. He will be discussing his current project, which concentrates on the political responses of healthcare professionals to Prevent. Prevent is part of the government’s counter-terrorism strategy, and places a statutory duty on many professionals working in public services - including schools, universities and the NHS - to…

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Yemen needs us to come together

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birmingham Council House, Committee rooms 3 & 4, Victoria Square
Birmingham, West Midlands County B1 1BB United Kingdom
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Are you someone who longs to see peace in Yemen? Do you want to know more about how you can be part of a peace movement? Join us for a free event to help create a safe environment and move towards peace in Yemen, by working together across our different view points. Register here  

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April 2019

Momentum Toward Nuclear Weapons Abolition and the Role of Nuclear Weapons States

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square
London , N1 6HT
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A lunch-time meeting with Chuck Johnson from the IPPNW to discuss the humanitarian and environmental threat posed by nuclear war, and what health professionals can do to demand change.

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Ensuring Universal Healthcare in the NHS: Advocacy tools in the context of migrant charging

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Medact, Docs Not Cops, and Health Professionals for Global Health to find out about the impact of NHS charging regulations on migrants and the role healthcare workers have in improving access to care for all. This event will launch the Patient’s not Passports Toolkit and showcase a variety of speakers who will discuss how the policy may directly contravene the principles of universal healthcare.

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Medact Bristol Meeting

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The next Medact Bristol general meeting will be held on Tuesday 9th April at 7pm at St Michael's Hospital in the ground floor meeting room. We will be taking a look at all we have achieved so far this year and looking ahead to further action. We will be discussing the next steps for both our Air Pollution and Refugee Healthcare Access work streams, and giving members the opportunity to bring their own ideas for campaigns to the table. We…

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Musicians for Peace and Disarmament concert

April 25 @ 7:30 pm
St. James’s Church, 97 Piccadilly, London, W1 9LL

Join Musicians for Peace and disarmament for a fascinating programme featuring the masterpieces of Mozart. All proceeds from this concert will go towards organisations in the peace movement.

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Fighting Blood Coal and Blood Mines: In solidarity with communities impacted by Anglo American mining

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square
London , N1 6HT
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An event to stand in solidarity with communities whose health and lives have been devastated by Anglo American’s mining operations across the Global South. Join us for lunch, discussions and a range of practical actions to hold this company to account.

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May 2019

Divestment in Dorset – the impact of climate change on global health equality

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Libertine Pub, Westbourne, 1 Alumhurst Rd
Bournemouth, BH4 8EL United Kingdom
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Working or studying in health? Worried about the impact of climate change on global health? Do you want to learn more about how YOU can influence your local government to move away from investment in fossil fuels? (Divestment) Join us to find out about Medact's work in campaigning for health equality, and how you can get involved: The Libertine Pub, Westbourne Thursday 9th May Arrive from 7pm with screenings and discussion from 7:30 - 9:30 Please RSVP below

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Palestine National Demonstration – join our health justice bloc

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Place, 28 Portland Pl, Marylebone
London, W1B 1LY United Kingdom
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Join a health bloc for the National Demonstration for Palestine on Saturday 11 May in London - to mark the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe)

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June 2019

Cuba & International Health – with Dr Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Floyer House – Queen Mary’s, University of London, Stepney Way
London, E1 2DP United Kingdom
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Join us to hear Dr Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca, a volunteer for Cuba’s Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, discuss Cuba’s healthcare and medical internationalism - drawing on a wealth of experience in Cuba, Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Western Sahara and Ecuador.

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Medact East Yorkshire Meeting – Divest Our Local Pensions

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King’s Church Hall, Swinemoor Lane
Beverley, HU17  0JX
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Medact Yorkshire are lobbying their local councils to take their financial investments out of fossil fuels. If you live or work in East Riding of Yorkshire join our next meeting on this issue. Join our meeting on  Friday 21st June from 6:30pm where we will discuss our next steps for this work, and other courses of action we can take locally towards a fossil free and healthy future. -  Friday 21st June , 6.30pm - 8:30pm - King’s Church Hall, Swinemoor…

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July 2019

Musicians for Peace and Disarmament – Summer Concert, 2019

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hinde Street Methodist Church, 19 Thayer Street
London, W1U 2QJ United Kingdom
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Join Musicians for Peace and Disarmament for a piano recital from Viv McLean. All proceeds from this concert will go towards organisations in the peace movement.

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