Dr. Elizabeth Waterston explains the impacts of nuclear war and exposes the myths surrounding the use of nuclear weapons as a ‘deterrent’, before answering the crucial question: how can we end the nuclear threat?
Despite a staff shortfall, the government has blocked visas for 400 doctors recruited by the NHS. Is government prioritising its commitment to immigration controls over patient well-being and public health?
The mental health of the UK Armed Forces and veterans – Medact submission to Defence Select Committee
We publish evidence submitted by Medact to the Defence Select Committee for its inquiry into the mental health of Armed Forces and veterans, outlining serious concerns related to the mental health impacts of the UK practice of recruiting adolescents to its military.
On her recent trip to the UK, ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn visited Scotland and the naval base at Faslane where Trident nuclear weapons are housed.
In light of the hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood IRC, we publish practical notes for people on strike produced by Medact trustee Dr. Frank Arnold.
Medact and over 30 organisations send an open letter to the Department of Health and Social Care to express our concerns about their limited review into the latest changes to healthcare charging.
A junior doctor writes about the harm to patients caused by the latest changes to the NHS regulations expanding the scope of charging migrants for healthcare, arguing that it complicates crucial decisions made by health professionals.
This winter, you can help us stop damaging changes to the NHS.