After joining protests outside the DSEI arms fair earlier this month, we are holding a meeting to discuss the arms trade, war and health.
Medact is coordinating an open letter from GPs, to the RCGP, to congratulate them on their divestment from fossil fuels and to encourage others to divest.
In a letter published in The Evening Standard, over 150 healthcare professionals call for the scrapping of healthcare charges and ID checks for migrants in the NHS.
The available evidence shows that the objectives of significantly reducing the number of vulnerable individuals detained and the duration of their detention have not been achieved by the changes to policy and practice introduced since the initial review into welfare in detention of vulnerable persons produced by Mr Steven Shaw in January 2016. In our…
As health professionals and supporters of health divestment, we are calling on the British Medical Association to phase out its investments in fossil fuel companies and immediately commit to a fossil free future.
Our short film explains how the fossil fuel industry impacts health – directly and via climate change – and tells the story of Fossil Free Health so far. Please watch, […]
What follows is the text of a letter sent by Medact Member and trainee GP Sarah Alhulail to Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, and a former […]
UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been directly involved in the destruction of Yemen’s health system and the targeting of hospitals and other health facilities in Yemen. On Wednesday […]