Nuffield Council on Bioethics welcomes Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review
08 Jul 2020
We welcome the recommendations of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, which aims to reduce the risk of avoidable harm to patients in future, to better the patient experience, and to help restore trust in the system.
New online training course on research in global health emergencies now available in Spanish
09 Jul 2020
We, together with The Global Health Network, have launched a Spanish translation of a new e-learning course for researchers covering the core ethical issues that arise when conducting research in global health emergencies.
The troubling prospect of immunity certificates
09 Jul 2020 by Bobbie Farsides
Guest post: This blog is an extended version of a presentation given by Professor Bobbie Farsides at last week’s Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ webinar “Ethical implications of antibody testing and 'immunity certification'."
Global workshop series
10 Jul 2020
New NHS COVID-19 vaccine research registry
21 Jul 2020
Yesterday, the UK Government launched the NHS COVID-19 vaccine research registry. We welcome this registry.
Funder principles for research in epidemics and pandemics
22 Jul 2020
We welcome the funder principles for research in epidemics and pandemics, set out by the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) and the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R).