Summary of Recommendations – Ethical Framework: The ethics of controlled human infection model studies for mitigating pandemic risks
This is the summary of recommendations for the Ethical Framework, from our Prioritisation workstream and 1 Day Sooner about requirements for ethical conduct in Controlled Human Infection Model studies to mitigate pandemic risk.
Ethical Framework: The ethics of controlled human infection model studies for mitigating pandemic risks
In this Ethical Framework, our Prioritisation workstream and 1 Day Sooner provide guidance on when it may be appropriate to conduct Controlled Human Infection Model studies and the requirements for their ethical conduct in mitigating pandemic risk.
Vaccine Boosters, Vaccine Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism
In this rapid ethics review, the Prioritisation team, with Aksel Sterri and Emily Kinder, analyse the ethical ramifications of conflicting approaches to the allocation of Covid-19 vaccine boosters, between arguments for countries prioritising doses for their own citizens vs arguments...
UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator / Pandemic and Beyond – Joint Commissioning Call – Policy implications of AHRC-funded ethics and data-handling research during Covid-19: a meta-analysis and review of Covid-19 research from projects in the Pandemic & Beyond portfolio
The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator and Pandemic and Beyond seek to jointly commission a substantial piece of ethics research from an external academic(s) to support their current inquiries.
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.
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.
Should covid vaccines be compulsory for care home staff? Experts debate
In this blog for the Conversation colleagues Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu argue for and against compulsory vaccination of care home staff.View contentlaunch
Is it wise to lift England’s Covid restrictions fully?
"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. "View contentlaunch