Our annual appeal remembers the anniversary of the world’s first nuclear bomb being dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.
Dr. Frank Boulton gives an overview and analysis of the latest developments about the Iran Deal, USA/North Korea and USA/Russia relations, and offers much-needed suggestions to reduce and ultimately end the threat of nuclear war.
Health Through Peace 2017 — three days of discussion, learning and action aimed at confronting the rising tide of intolerance, militarisation and nationalism.
In light of the controversial Undersea Defence and Technology conference in Glasgow, health professionals in Scotland send an open letter to Glasgow City Council calling on them not to support arms fairs in future.
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.