Our global work

Whether it’s providing urgent medical care in Ukraine, giving mental healthcare to refugees in Calais, or strengthening health systems in west Africa, we meet the health needs of vulnerable people around the world.


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Our UK clinics

The volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers at our clinics offer primary care and health advice to excluded people including asylum seekers and undocumented migrants.


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Latest news & blogs

  • We launch Safe Surgeries network as research shows extent of wrongful GP registration refusals

    New research has found that 1 in 5 attempts to register vulnerable patients are being wrongfully refused by GP surgeries in England, even though they're fully entitled to access NHS primary care. To address this, Doctors of the World has launched the Safe Surgeries initiative, offering practices support and resources to mitigate barriers to access faced by migrants in vulnerable circumstances. Read more

  • Government will halt NHS datasharing with Home Office except for serious crime

    Today marks a victory for the #StopSharing campaign and for all NHS doctors and patients: the government has announced that NHS datasharing with the Home Office will only be allowed in much more limited circumstances, primarily in cases involving serious crime. Read more

  • Living With Buildings

    Living With Buildings An exhibition exploring the pivotal role of design and urban planning in human health, featuring a clinic developed for and with Doctors of the World. Living with Buildings opens at Wellcome Collection on 04 October 2018 until spring 2019. Read more

Support us

  • Sponsor a Doctor

    Across the UK and around the globe, there are volunteer doctors and nurses giving their time to help the most vulnerable. Sponsor a doctor with a monthly gift and stand alongside these humble and heroic medical professionals to save lives. Read more

  • Refugee fund

    Please help us provide healthcare for refugees living in camps across Europe and those fleeing Syria and other warzones. Read more

  • Where the need is greatest

    By allowing us to direct the funds where the need is currently greatest, you can play a direct role in improving access to healthcare in the UK and abroad. Read more