Health in the Hostile Environment – Training Day with Docs not Cops

Docs Not Cops is a campaign group of NHS professionals and patients fighting to protect access to healthcare and resist the hostile environment within the NHS.

Docs Not Cops Glasgow are organising a free training day to help educate health care workers from across all disciplines on the negative impacts of the hostile environment and how we can come together to resist. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

The day will be at Civic House from 10am til 5pm on Saturday the 7th of March.

Registration through EventBrite, places limited, all healthcare professionals welcome!


**Confirmed speakers include: Medical Justice, Scottish Detainee Visitors, Unity, Ubuntu, Freedom from Torture, Just Right and Doctors of the World**

There will be a series of workshops including:

~ An Introduction to the Asylum System

~ How the hostile environment impacts health

~ Living in Detention: Effects on Health

~ How Healthcare Professionals can resist the Hostile

~ Working with survivors of torture

~ Mental health and the Asylum System

~ Legalities and realities of Healthcare Access

~ Systemic racism within the NHS

We will email out a full programme to attendees prior to the event itself.

There’ll be free lunch and coffee throughout the day. Civic House is accessible to wheelchair users, please contact with any queries regarding accessibility. We will also have Childcare available throughout the day – please email us to let us know if you will require childcare services.

Any questions please email us at: [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you there!

7 Mar, 10:00 – 17:00