The collection, linking and use of data in biomedical research and health care: ethical issues
03 Feb 2015
This report looks at the ethical issues raised by data use in biomedical research and health care, and sets out key ethical principles for the design and governance of data initiatives.
COVID-19 and the ethical imperative of preparedness
24 Feb 2020 by Katharine Wright
So what relevance has our report to the enormous challenges being posed to health systems and governments the world over by COVID-19? Unsurprisingly, quite a lot.
Views sought on the ethical implications of research in behavioural genetics
19 Mar 2001
Current research in the field of behavioural genetics is attempting to identify links between genes ...
Genome editing and human reproduction
05 Aug 2019
New briefing: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic - ethical considerations
17 Mar 2020
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a new policy briefing. It setting out the key ethical considerations relevant to public health measures being introduced to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.
Northern Ireland dementia strategy echoes Council conclusions
10 Nov 2011
The Northern Ireland Executive has published a new strategy for improving dementia services in the r...