Pledge: Health workers against prevent

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.

Web design Brief: Patients Not Passports website

Medact and Migrants Organise are looking to hire a web designer to design and create the web templates for a new WordPress site that will consolidate our Patients Not Passports campaign web presence.

A People’s Economy: economic justice & health booklets

Check out our brand new booklets, developed by members of the Economic Justice & Health Group. Each explores the public health case for liveable incomes, secure housing and tax justice.

The Public Health Case Against the Policing Bill

This briefing argues that the PCSC Bill’s expansion of police power and prisons will in fact harm public health

The public health case for a Green New Deal

In this new briefing, our Climate & Health Group make the public health case for a transformative Green New Deal.

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We are a network for health workers to challenge the social, political and economic conditions which damage health and deepen health inequalities.

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Peace & Security

We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.

We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and to reduce the power and influence of militarism and military-industrial complex.

Climate & Environment

We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.

We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.

Economic Justice

We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful.

We promote reform of the institutions of global governance and reallocation of resources towards social justice and sustainable development.

Human
Rights

We promote a vision of human rights medicine.

This includes access to healthcare for all, and respect for the health-related rights of migrants, refugees, prisoners and detainees.

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Vacancy: Medact Chair of Board of Trustees

We are now looking for a new Chair of our 15-strong Board of Trustees. As Chair, you will support the Executive Director and staff to help build on our achievements and realise Medact’s vision. You will work with fellow Trustees to make up a strong and effective Board governing the charity.

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Keep up to date with Medact and our campaigns. Choose between regular updates or periodic newsletters.

Membership

At a time when health services are under pressure, Medact is an independent public health voice on the social, economic, environmental and other major determinants of health.

We are first and foremost a membership organisation, and members are the cornerstone of all our work.

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We rely on financial contributions from our members and others – to stage events, undertake research, run campaigns, and provide an independent public health voice.