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.
The ethics of pandemic vaccine prioritisation
This rapid ethics review by the Prioritisation team looks at the ethics literature regarding the prioritisation of vaccines in a pandemic, which will serve to contextualise the UK’s approach to the prioritisation of vaccines for covid-19.
Payment for vaccination
In this Rapid ethics review by the Prioritisation team, we highlight the moral dimensions that are relevant to assessing the moral permissibility of the various measures to increase covid-19 vaccination rates employed by different countries.
Childhood consent for covid-19 vaccination
This Rapid ethics review by the Prioritisation team looks at the significant ethical challenges of whether or not children should be offered vaccination against covid-19, taking into account best interests, capacity to consent, vaccine mandates, and data governance issues.
Issues and options for UK social care data policy: A seminar report from the LCTcovid.org webinar, ‘What policy for UK social care data needs to do now’
Issues and options for UK social care data policy: A seminar report from the LCTcovid.org webinar, 'What policy for UK social care data needs to do now'
Data use and Public health and health inequalities workstream’s joint response to the mandatory vaccination among frontline health and care staff in England consultation
This is a joint response by the Data use and Public health and health inequalities workstreams to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandatory vaccination in the NHS.
Prioritisation workstream response to the mandatory vaccination among frontline health and care staff in England consultation
This is a joint response by the Prioritisation workstream and The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on mandatory vaccination in the NHS.
Pandemic ethics public dialogue launch: why we did it, what we learned, and what we plan to do next.
This week sees the publication of a report detailing a public dialogue which explored the ethical values underlying people’s responses to the covid-19 pandemic. The report was commissioned by the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator, and conducted by Hopkins Van Mil. Whilst...View content
Response to UK Parliament’s Treasury Committee consultation – An equal recovery. By the Public health and health inequalities workstream
This is a response by the Public health and health inequalities workstream to the UK Parliament’s Treasury Committee’s consultation, 'An equal recovery', looking at how different forms of inequality have been experienced by different demographics during covid-19.
Pandemic public engagement: An ethical analysis
This rapid ethics review by Jamie Webb of the Public values, transparency and governance workstream considers a number of examples of public engagement processes conducted during the pandemic so far, and discusses them in relation to three key themes.
A levels 2021: understanding grade inflation, inequalities and data flows during covid-19 assessments
In this review we assess why grade inflation is a risk, and to whom. But our review also finds that other serious issues are also at stake for students.