One year of Safe Surgeries!
What an incredible twelve months! One year after the launch of Safe Surgeries, over 220 GP practices across 28 cities and towns have joined the network. There are Safe Surgeries in 53 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) around the UK, stretching from Devon to Scotland, all taking a stand for inclusive and welcoming healthcare for everyone Read More
INGO statement on attacks in Dhamar that killed and injured scores of people
International non-governmental organisations working in Yemen strongly condemn a series of attacks by the Saudi-led coalition on a former community college that has lately been used as a detention facility in Dhamar city.
The stick, do you remember that? On Calais, Dunkirk, and the Channel
Today, around 600 people live in informal camps in Calais, and around 800 in Dunkirk. On a daily basis, they are evicted from these makeshift settlements, the police take their tents and sometimes even remove personal objects such as food, medication, and phones.
Healthcare experts address inequalities in primary care access in London
Leading NHS and charity sector experts meet to discuss how to tackle inequalities in primary care access, in the context of a new report which sheds light on worrying GP registration policies that discriminate against some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.
“We are happy to register you” Practice Manager, Anwar Hussain
We thought, ‘Let’s go out to the community and ask people and get them to work together with us to achieve some of the things we want to do” Anwar Hussain is the Practice Manager at St Paul’s Way Medical Centre, a growing GP practice in Tower Hamlets.
Emergency: Ebola, a growing crisis in DRC
Doctors of the World is concerned about the spread of Ebola that is affecting a growing number of areas in DRC. Our team is working in Butembo and Katwa, in North Kivu, the main centres of contagion. The most recent data from the Ministry of Health shows the escalation of Ebola cases in DRC.