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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.

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Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

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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Library Item Research Paper

Lord Sumption and the values of life, liberty and security: before and since the COVID-19 outbreak

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

In this 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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Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

Should we delay covid-19 vaccination in children?

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this Head to head article in the BMJ, Dominic Wilkinson argues in favour of delaying covid-19 vaccination in children.

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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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Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

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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Library Item Blog & Opinion Piece

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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Library Item Rapid Ethics Review

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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