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Medical Justice Vacancy : Office & Finance Administrator
Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Salary : £23,000 pro-rata with an annual increase of £500 for 5 years and pension contribution

Job Purpose : To act as the focal point for finance and the smooth running of the office >>

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Medical Justice Vacancy : Communications Coordinator
Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Job Purpose : To support and develop our communications strategy, build a higher profile for Medical Justice and raise awareness about the harm of immigration detention and inadequate healthcare for detainees.

Salary : £26,000 pro-rata with an annual increase of £500 for 5 years and pension contribution>>

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Removal windows case : BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire programme interviews two men removed from the UK
Friday, March 22nd, 2019

21st March 2019

Mr A and Mr AT were both removed from the UK. The Home Office was ordered to bring them back. The BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire programme interviewed them both yesterday, together with Theresa Schleicher of Medical Justice. Watch the interview here which starts at It starts at 46 mins 41 secs.
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High Court suspends unscrupulous policy of removing unwanted migrants from the UK without warning
Thursday, March 14th, 2019

14th March 2019 Medical Justice press statement for immediate release

High Court suspends unscrupulous policy of removing unwanted migrants from the UK without warning

The Home Office removals policy enabling it to refuse a migrant’s case and forcibly remove them from the UK, within hours and in many cases without access to legal representation, was suspended by a High Court judge today, potentially tearing the heart out of the government’s “hostile environment” strategy against migrants.

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Supreme Court reasserts the role of medical experts in asylum claims by torture survivors
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday 6 March

Joint press release with Freedom From Torture and the Helen Bamber Foundation

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled that the lower courts were wrong to override the conclusions of a medical expert when considering forensic evidence of torture in an asylum claim.

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Medical Justice Vacancy : Clinical Visits Trainer
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Vacancy : Clinical Visits Trainer
Salary : £20,088 for 2 days a week (£50,220 pro-rata)
Start date : As soon as possible
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Medical Justice statement regarding criminal charges being dropped regarding the death of Prince Fosu at Harmondsworth IRC in 2012.
Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Medical Justice statement regarding criminal charges being dropped regarding the death of Prince Fosu at Harmondsworth IRC in 2012.

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Vacancy : Parliamentary & Research Analyst
Friday, October 12th, 2018

Salary : £26,000- £30,000, depending on experience
Start date : as soon as possible>>

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Medical Justice submits evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry immigration detention.
Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Medical Justice submits evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry immigration detention.

The full submission can be found here.

Medical Justice evidence to the second Shaw review
Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Medical Justice submits evidence to the second Shaw review into the welfare in detention of vulnerable people.

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