Medact does not provide frontline clinical care or humanitarian relief. But it exists to promote a vision of human rights medicine. It works to restore the function of the health system as a foundation for societal well-being and a platform for the expression of ethical behaviour. It acts to restore public interest to the heart of health policy.
We are looking to commission a skilled freelancer graphic designer to produce materials for an upcoming briefing on the public health case against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill, in support of the movement to Kill The Bill. Medact is writing a...
On Tuesday, 14th September 6-8pm we will be hosting a banner making session to make banners for the 🎉 Justice for Simba Campaign’s Carnival of Resistance to the Hostile Environment 🎉 .
Over 60,000 asylum seekers have been waiting more than six months for decisions about their claims. More than 12,000 of them are being housed at public expense, and subject to apparently random relocation around the UK without adequate (sometimes any) notice to them or their responsible clinicians. This is causing actual harm to them and (during the pandemic) making it harder to protect themselves and their communities from COVID.
On Monday 6th September, Medact Sheffield invites you to Access to Healthcare in the Hostile Environment, a webinar exploring how hostile environment immigration policies in the NHS are deterring migrants from accessing the care they need.
The best way to get up to speed with the campaign and get connected with work going on across the country is to come to our next New Joiners meeting on Thursday 9th September. We’ll cover campaign strategy, hear from some of the groups working on the Patients Not Passports campaign, and explore the different ways you can get involved.