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Rapid response to: How the nursing profession should adapt for a digital future

Workstreams: Data use

In this letter to the Editor, Cian O'Donovan responds to a paper in the BMJ on emerging technologies that may impact nursing and healthcare. He argues that the cultures and histories of nursing should not be seen as an impediment...

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Is it wise to lift England’s Covid restrictions fully?

Workstreams: Prioritisation

"In this comment piece in the Observer, the Accelerator's Dominic Wilkinson, and Trish Greenhalgh, professor of primary care health sciences, comment on the wisdom of lifting England’s covid restrictions fully on so-called Freedom Day. "

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UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Advisory Board

The Accelerator has established an Advisory Board whose role is to: support expansion of the Accelerator’s network nationally and internationally; help expand our reach, impact and relevance, particularly in policy and wider society; identify and facilitate new relationships to people...

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‘Need beyond covid: Addressing the backlog for medical care in the NHS’ – research commissioning call

The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator is putting out a research commissioning call entitled ‘Need beyond covid: Addressing the backlog for medical care in the NHS’ under its Prioritisation theme. A brief summary of the call topic is below, and more detailed information can...

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Living and dying with covid: Resolving the hard questions of living with covid-19 – the need for public deliberation

Workstreams: Public values, transparency and governance

Jamie Webb, University of Edinburgh Hugh Whittall, Nuffield Council on Bioethics Summary: UK public engagement during the pandemic so far has focused on measurement: of the public’s beliefs, intentions and opinions. Navigating our covid future will require making difficult, value-laden...

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Living and dying with covid: When every life counts equally, how should we count deaths?

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Dr Cian O’Donovan, Dr Melanie Smallman and Professor James Wilson, University College London. Summary: Counts of covid-19 deaths will continue to influence government responses for some time to come Infrastructures for counting deaths must be adapted to fit evolving circumstances...

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Living and dying with covid: Ethical complexity and health/health trade-offs

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

Professor John Coggon, University of Bristol Summary: The prominence of health protection rationales to justify regulatory and policy measures during the covid-19 pandemic has logically drawn attention to health harms, including collateral harms, that have also been created. ‘Health/health trade-offs’...

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Living and dying with covid: The tough choices ahead

Workstreams: Prioritisation

Living and dying with covid: The tough choices ahead Dr Jonathan Pugh, Professor Dominic Wilkinson and Professor Julian Savulescu, University of Oxford Summary: The UK is currently aiming to suppress the virus to acceptable levels, rather than to eliminate it completely....

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Living and dying with covid: Not all deaths are equal

Workstreams: Foresight

Living and dying with covid: Not all deaths are equal Dr Sarah Chan, University of Edinburgh. Summary: The covid-19 pandemic has been tracked largely in terms of numbers of deaths, but death is not the only harm we should take...

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