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News from February 2017

Thank you migrant health workers


From delivering babies to performing surgery, migrant health workers are at the heart of our NHS. Over 36% of doctors in the UK trained abroad, as did 21% of the nursing and midwifery workforce, and countless other support staff. The ... Read more

The Power of Conversation to End FGM


Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, otherwise known as FGM. Health Poverty Action works with communities to help them discuss health and social problems and change behaviour to end FGM.   Shamsa Mohamed Suleiman ... Read more

The attack on migrants is an attack on the core principles of the NHS

Health Poverty Action’s response to the announcement that NHS hospitals will have a duty to check eligibility and charge non eligible patients upfront for non-urgent care. We all need to access healthcare when we are sick. Care based on need, not ... Read more

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