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.
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.
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.
After careful consideration and consultation, we have now decided to postpone our upcoming Health Justice conference in light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus.
I call on you to speak up now. Demand that government suspends the NHS charging regulations that restrict access to the NHS for anyone suspected of having an irregular immigration status.
Before deadline and exam season starts, come to #HealthJustice 2020 to enhance your campaign knowledge and research skills, whist also discovering the fabulous city of Birmingham.
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Halt harmful “hostile environment” policies – open staff letter to the Board of North Bristol NHS Trust
The government is implementing new charging regulations for migrants. These deny vulnerable people healthcare, deter those eligible for care from seeking it, and establish mechanisms to roll out further charging in the future NHS.
The following is a letter to North Bristol NHS Trust asking them to also reject these policies. It is for open sign on for all staff within the trust – if you work at the trust, please add your name below.