8 Topic Advisory Group: cardiovascular disease prevention

8 Topic Advisory Group: cardiovascular disease prevention

A topic-specific advisory group was established to review and advise on the content of the guide for commissioners. This group met once, with additional interaction taking place via email.

Sonia Andrade
Associate Director, Public Health Manchester

Pam Ashton
Lay member

Mr Ivan Bennett
Clinical Director of Central Manchester Shadow Clinical Commissioning Board

Dr Cate Carmichael
Deputy Director of Public Health, NHS Warrington

Dr Louise Catling
Public Health Research Officer, NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney

Hugo Crombie
Public Health Analyst, NICE

Dr Tim Daniel
GP, Leicestershire; Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland

Dr Matthew Fay
GP, Westcliffe Medical Practice, Bradford; National Clinical Lead for NHS Improvement

Cynthia Folarin
Assistant Director, Health Improvement North Central London, Barnet PCT

Nicola Harrison-Tiffin
Programme Manager, Public Health, NHS Bury

Lynda Helsby
Programme Lead, Triple Aim in Primary Care, NHS Bolton and Bolton Health Consortia

Robin Ireland
Chief Executive, Heart of Mersey

Dr John Mackay
GP, Grangewood Surgery, Tyne and Wear

Sally Meredith Jenks
Public Health Specialist, NHS Rotherham and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Mary Lyons
Public Health Specialist, NHS Central Lancashire

Dr John Robson
GP, Chrisp Street Practice, Tower Hamlets; Reader, Centre for Primary care and Public Health Queen Mary, Barts and the London Hospital Medical School, University of LondonĀ 

Dr Nigel Rowell
GP, Endeavour Practice, Middlesbrough

Mel Varvel
National Improvement Lead, NHS Improvement

Heather White
Cardiovascular disease Programme, Department of Health


Thanks to the following who also contributed to the development of this guide for commissioners:

Alan Armstrong
Regional Coordinator, North East Public Protection Partnership

Mubeen Bhutta
Policy Manager, British Heart Foundation

Slade Carter
Campaigning and Public Affairs Manager, HEART UK

Hannah Graff
Senior Policy Researcher, National Heart Forum

Jenni Jones
Preventive Cardiology Programme Leader, National Heart and Lung Institute; President, British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

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