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.

“You Must Act” — a message to world leaders from the doctors of Scotland ahead of COP 26

The climate crisis is the greatest public health threat of the 21st century. With this action, doctors of Scotland can help send a message to those in power at COP 26.

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.

End unnecessary and harmful asylum accommodation transfers

Join us in writing to the Home Secretary to oppose policies that are so clearly causing harm to asylum seekers.

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