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INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: Allocating scarce resources in a pandemic: ethical reflections by Reverend Bryan Vernon

Reverend Bryan Vernon, Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Ethics, Newcastle University

Date/Time: Thursday 30 April 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

Faced with a limited number of Intensive Care beds, a shortage of personal protective equipment and demands for tests, health service leaders around the world have to make difficult choices about how best to manage resources when dealing with Covid-19.

This lecture will explore some of the justifications deployed for these decisions and raise the question of the place of luck, acknowledging that a desire for control may have left people ill-equipped to deal with uncertainty.

This event will be hosted on YouTube. A link will appear on this page in due course.