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Our outputs include rapid research reviews, commentaries and policy guidance, as well as commissioned research, consultation responses and stakeholder engagement. A selection of recent UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator outputs follow.

The Accelerator offers a diversity of intellectual views and analysis. All branded outputs have been peer reviewed before publication.

Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

Covid: Why we should stop testing in schools

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this blog for the Conversation Dominic Wilkinson, Jonathan Pugh and Julian Savulescu argue that whether we should continue testing and having bubbles in schools is not a scientific question, but an ethical one.

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Public engagement in a healthcare crisis: lessons from Ebola for covid-19 and the pandemics to come

By Jamie Webb The Overseas Development Institute described the 2014–16 Ebola outbreak as an ‘epidemic of mistrust: the flame of a virus hitting the tinder of suspicion.’ Local communities, sceptical of the motivations of foreign organisations and governments following a...

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Making people visible in care home data

Workstreams: Data use

In this blog for the International Long-Term Care Policy Network Cian O'Donovan writes about the Rapid Ethics Review of data use in the UK care home sector, in which he and colleagues argue that data infrastructures expanded to monitor and...

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Pfizer jab approved for children, but first other people need to be vaccinated

Workstreams: Prioritisation

Dominic Wilkinson, Jonathan Pugh and Julian Savulescu published an opinion piece in The Conversation, Pfizer jab approved for children, but first other people need to be vaccinated.

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Making older people visible: solving the denominator problem in care home data

Workstreams: Data use

This Rapid Ethics Review highlights the state-of-the-art research on the reasons for the denominator problem in care home data and shows how ethical arguments are critical in helping decision-makers understand the values and issues at play in designing better data...

News & Events Blog & Opinion Piece

Blog post: Public engagement in a healthcare crisis: lessons from Ebola for covid-19 and the pandemics to come

By Jamie Webb   The Overseas Development Institute described the 2014–16 Ebola outbreak as an ‘epidemic of mistrust: the flame of a virus hitting the tinder of suspicion.’ Local communities, sceptical of the motivations of foreign organisations and governments following...

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Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

Pfizer jab approved for children, but first other people need to be vaccinated

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this blog for the Conversation Dominic Wilkinson, Jonathan Pugh and Julian Savulescu argue that the UK and other Western Countries should be giving vaccines to adults at high risk of serious illness in countries in urgent need of vaccine,...

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Library Item Evidence Tracker

Social care data evidence tracker

This page shares information from the Ethic Accelerator’s work to follow studies and projects that offer insight into data and data infrastrucutres for social care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Library Item Consultation Response

Response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandatory vaccination in care homes: Data use and Public values, transparency and governance workstreams

Workstreams: Data use Public values, transparency and governance

Response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandatory vaccination in care homes: Data use and Public values, transparency and governance workstreams