Autism: recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of adults on the autism spectrum

NICE guidelines [CG142] Published date:

Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group, National Collaborating Centre and NICE project team

Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group, National Collaborating Centre and NICE project team

Guideline Development Group

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen (Chair, Guideline Development Group)
Director, Autism Research Centre, Psychiatry Department, University of Cambridge; Theme Lead, NIHR CLAHRC for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Stephen Pilling (Facilitator, Guideline Development Group)
Director, National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health; Director, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London

Professor Gillian Baird
Consultant Paediatrician and Professor of Paediatric Neurodisability, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust and King's Health partners

Dr Carole Buckley
General Practitioner, Bristol

Dr Peter Carpenter
Consultant Psychiatrist (Learning Disabilities), Associate Medical Lead Learning Disabilities and Specialist Adult Services, Avon & Wiltshire Partnership NHS Trust

Dr Juli Crocombe
Consultant Psychiatrist, St George's Hospital, Stafford

Ms Jackie Dziewanowska
Autism Spectrum Disorder Nurse Consultant, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS trust; Clinical Lead, Nottingham City Asperger Service

Ms Annie Foster-Jones
Autism Specialist Nurse, Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Learning Disabilities Clinical Service Unit

Dr Marga Hogenboom
General Practitioner, Aberdeen

Professor Patricia Howlin
Professor of Clinical Child Psychology, King's College London; Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Mr Campbell Main
Lay member (representing service user and carer concerns)

Ms Melissa McAuliffe
Asperger Specialist – Social Care, Rehabilitation & Recovery Team, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Richard Mills
Director of Research, The National Autistic Society; Honorary Secretary and Research Director, Research Autism, London

Ms Joan Panton
Lay member (representing service user and carer concerns)

Ms Maggi Rigg
Advisory Board Member, Cambian Group, London

Ms Anya Ustaszewski
Autism and Disability Awareness Trainer and Rights Advocate; Musician and Composer (freelance); representing service user and carer concerns

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

Mr Nadir Cheema
Health Economist

Ms Naomi Glover
Research Assistant

Ms Flora Kaminski
Research Assistant

Ms Rachael Lee
Research Assistant (September 2011 onwards)

Ms Katherine Leggett
Project Manager

Dr Ifigeneia Mavranezouli
Senior Health Economist

Dr Odette Megnin-Viggars
Systematic Reviewer (March 2011 onwards)

Ms Sarah Stockton
Senior Information Scientist

Dr Clare Taylor
Senior Editor

Dr Amina Udechuku
Systematic Reviewer (March 2010 to June 2011)

NICE project team

Christine Carson
Centre for Clinical Practice Director

Caroline Keir
Guideline Commissioning Manager

Emma Banks
Guideline Coordinator

Linda Sheppard
Technical Lead

Jasdeep Hayre
Health Economist

Catharine Baden-Daintree
Editor

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