The Holdstock-Piachaud Student Essay Prize

About the prize The Holdstock-Piachaud Essay Prize was set up to encourage students to explore the themes covered by the journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival, in memory of Douglas Holdstock and...

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

Play the health card — the case for climate & health justice at the UN Climate Talks

'Play the health card the case for climate & health justice at the UN Climate Talks' was written to lay out the reasoning behind the demands of the Health for a Green New Deal campaign in the...

Access to healthcare during a pandemic – a nurse’s perspective

This is a guest blog for the Patients Not Passports No Borders in the NHS Week of Action by Kirit, a nurse in the NHS, exploring the impacts of COVID-19 and the Hostile Environment on access to healthcare for marginalised people.

Prevention, not punishment: why health workers must resist the policing bill

As the government seeks to extend policing into spaces of healthcare, co-opt the language of public health, and introduce new practices which will worsen social inequalities rather than resolve them—resistance from the health community is vital.

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