The Independent covered the letter co-ordinated by the Patients Not Passports campaign, which was sent to the Government alongside 140 other organisations, urging them to take further action to remove the barriers to accessing healthcare currently preventing migrants from accessing the COVID-19 vaccine. Our Programme Lead, James Skinner was quoted in the article.
Our rescheduled big meeting for everyone interested in being involved in the Medact Research Network will now take place on Tuesday 11th May.
The Guardian referenced the findings of our report on migrant access to healthcare during the Coronavirus pandemic, in an article discussing restrictions on migrants accessing the Coronavirus vaccine in the US.
Access to Healthcare Campaigner, James Skinner, was quoted in a Vice article discussing the Home Office’s decision to deporting a person against the medical advice of a GP and discusses how this fits into the wider Hostile Environment in healthcare.
Our Access to Healthcare Campaigner, James Skinner, was quoted in a Huffington Post article discussing the role health workers are plating in resisting the Hostile Environment in the NHS.
Medact member, Dr Max Thoburn, discusses the connection between Indigenous Australian struggles for land rights and battles against health inequality.
New research reveals a key role for society to help reduce mental health problems amongst migrants and asylum seekers
Peter Markham who works for the the Immigration Advice Service discusses new research into isolation amongst migrants