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UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Reflections from the Data Use workstream

Workstreams: Data use

In this blog, Melanie Smallman, James Wilson, and Cian O'Donovan, who led the Data Use workstream, reflect on its work for the Ethics Accelerator

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UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Reflections from the Prioritisation workstream

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this blog, Dominic Wilkinson, Julian Savulescu and Jonathan Pugh, who led the prioritisation workstream, reflect on its work for the Ethics Accelerator

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Building the Ethics Accelerator – Prof. Ilina Singh, Principal Investigator

Professor Ilina Singh is the Principal Investigator of the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator. She is a Professor of Neuroscience & Society in the Department of Psychiatry and has been Co-Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics & Humanities at the...

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Building the Ethics Accelerator – Prof. Ilina Singh, Principal Investigator

Professor Ilina Singh is the Principal Investigator of the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator. She is a Professor of Neuroscience & Society in the Department of Psychiatry and has been Co-Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics & Humanities at the...

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Covid-19 and the loss of disability rights: A view from the inside

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

By Abigail Pearson in collaboration with Kevin De Sabbata, Laura Pritchard-Jones, and Anthony Wrigley On23rd March 2020, the prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced the first Covid lockdown. This measure was frustrating for many citizens; yet, for people with disabilities, it...

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A-levels 2021: understanding grade inflation and fairness

Workstreams: Data use

This blog by Ruchi Sharma and Cian O’Donovan explains how A-levels have been graded in 2021 and shows what this means for how we can understand grade inflation and broader issues of fairness in the exam system.

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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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Should covid vaccines be compulsory for care home staff? Experts debate

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this blog for the Conversation colleagues Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu argue for and against compulsory vaccination of care home staff.

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The Values of Life, Liberty, and the Law: A Tale of Two (As)Sumptions | Journal of Medical Ethics blog (bmj.com)

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

In this blog accompanying his article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, John Coggon argues that Lord Sumption's apparent inconsistencies in his positions are not clearly reconcilable, and invite critical analysis of his impacts on health law and policy.

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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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