In August 2020, Medact and Migrants Organise refused to submit evidence to the Department of Health and Social Care’s limited review of NHS Charging – read our letter to the government explaining why.
In this blog, Dr. Tumbi Otudeko questions the provision of universal healthcare in UK prisons, discussing health disparities facing the prison population.
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 3 – In Conversation: Open University Lecturer Dr Kathryn Medièn talks to Patients Not Passports.
Dr Kathryn Medièn, lecturer in Sociology at the Open University, interviews the Patients Not Passports team about migrant access to healthcare during the coronavirus crisis.
Retired consultant paediatrician and co-chair of Keep Our NHS Public, John Puntis, writes for the BMJ about Medact’s Patients Not Passports briefing paper and our Migrant Solidarity Group’s recent research revealing the true impact of the Hostile Environment on children’s health.
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 2 – Prioritisation of COVID-19 testing: Migrant camps must not be forgotten
Sally, Anna and Kieran – researchers in the Migrant Health Group at St George’s, University of London – explore the increased risk to coronavirus faced by people living in Europe’s migrant camps, and the steps Governments should be taking to ensure they are able to access the testing and treatment they need.
Darran Martin, a paediatric intensive care and ED nurse, explores the long term psychological impact of the Hostile Environment and the way in which these policies affect much more than a person’s ability to access public services.
Medact’s new briefing paper examines the barriers to accessing healthcare for migrants during the coronavirus crisis