Reason, rigour and rationality: supporting healthy public debate
20 Sep 2012 by Jonathan Montgomery
In the recent court judgement on Tony Nicklinson's challenge to the current law on euthanasia Lord...
Guide to the ethics of surveillance and quarantine for novel coronavirus
10 Feb 2020
We have put together a short guide to some of the main ethical questions around surveillance and quarantine for infectious diseases, based on the findings of our 2007 inquiry 'public health: ethical issues'.
Latest NICE guidance supports Council’s recommendations on alcohol
02 Jun 2010
Recommendations made by the Council in its 2007 report 'Public health: ethical issues' have been str...
2010 Public Lecture: Whose potbelly is it anyway?
09 Mar 2010
Professor Inez de Beaufort, Professor of Health Care Ethics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, will...
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.
UN Briefing: Governments have an ethical responsibility to address non-communicable diseases
14 Sep 2011
Ahead of the UN High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases in New York next week, the Council h...