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Health for Extinction Rebellion is a collective of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who are deeply concerned about the climate and ecological crisis and its devastating impact on the health and well-being of our patients, the public and people across the world.
We hope you will support us in our work and, if you a health professional, that you will join us
The video below was filmed at Health for XR’s first ever action in September 2019. It is an introduction to why so many of us have chosen to join HXR and feel compelled to act in order to address the climate crisis.
Since 2019 we have undertaken all kinds of protests and actions across the UK. You can find out more about these here
The videos below show senior health figures explaining why they believe health professionals should engage in non-violent social protest to demand a stop to all new fossil fuels and to protect people from climate & ecological breakdown.
Non-urgent advice: Next Health for XR Welcome Meeting
Next meeting date Sunday 17th September, 7.30-8.30 pm. Find out more
August 2023: Health workers hang banner from statue in protest at Science Museum’s Fossil fuel sponsorship.August 28, 2023
Today, 28th August 2023, 10 health professionals gave a series of short talks at the Science Museum’s ‘Medicine: The Wellcome … Read more
July 2023: Doctor spends two weeks on hunger strike as Newham council approaches crucial decision on London City Airport expansion.July 5, 2023
Dr Cliff Kendall spent two weeks on hunger strike in July in opposition to airport expansion and private jets. On … Read more
17th June 2023: HXR support Scientists for XR at the Science Museum in protest against Fossil Fuel sponsorshipJune 17, 2023
A group of HXR members supported this Scientist for XR actionat the science museum on the 17th June, and also … Read more
May 2023: Health professionals protest to defend people’s rights in a trial by juryMay 17, 2023
When people appear in court, charged with offences related to the climate crisis, they should be able to give evidence … Read more