Liberty, solidarity and the biopolitics of COVID-19
01 Apr 2020 by Peter Mills
Two weeks ago, I came down with a respiratory infection that produced a high fever and a persistent, dry cough. Following the current official guidance, I went into isolation and my family entered quarantine...
Ethics in the research response to COVID-19 - a Nuffield Council on Bioethics webinar
31 Mar 2020
Join us and experts from the UK, US and Brazil for a discussion on how research can be undertaken ethically during the emergency response to COVID-19.
Rolling repository of COVID-19 ethics resources forms part of Nuffield Council’s response to pandemic
27 Mar 2020
As part of our responsive activities to COVID-19, we have launched a repository of resources on ethical aspects of the pandemic.
Hard choices at the frontline
27 Mar 2020 by Dave Archard
At some point in this terrible pandemic doctors will have to make some unbelievably difficult life and death decisions. It is the point at which the demand for the intensive life saving resources outstrips their supply. At that point doctors will have to decide who receives care and who does not. No one should have to make such decisions, and yet they will have to be made.
Nuffield Council appoints new members
23 Mar 2020
We are delighted to announce the appointment of five new members of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
COVID-19: adapting our working environment
17 Mar 2020
During this time, we are continuing with our programme of work as much as we’re able, while recognising that we may need to adapt as the situation changes.