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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Status:

Published

NICE Project Team

Associate Director:

Nicola Bent

Consultant Clinical Adviser:

Tim Stokes

Programme Manager:

Rachel Neary (Interim)

Lead Technical Analyst:

Craig Grime

Project Manager:

Esther Clifford (Interim)

Co-ordinator:

Helen Crosbie (Interim)

Topic Expert Group

Professor Peter Calverley
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Liverpool and Aintree Hospital NHS Trust

Mr Ashley Green
Patient/lay member

Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones
General Practitioner Principal, Box Surgery, Wiltshire

Dr David M G Halpin
Consultant Physician and Senior Lecturer, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

Dr Gillian Hawksworth
Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield

Ms Karen Heslop
Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Lauren Hogg
Senior Pulmonary Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, St Thomas' Hospital and King's College Hospital, London

Dr Melvyn Jones
General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, Hertfordshire PCT and University College London

Ian Kenworthy
Patient/lay member

Ms Chris Loveridge
COPD/Spirometry Clinical Lead and Primary Care Respiratory Nurse, Education for Health

Phyo Myint
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia

Dr John O'Reilly
Consultant Physician, Aintree University Hospital

Dr Christopher Michael Roberts
Consultant Physician, Whipps Cross Hospital

Dr Michael Rudolf (Chair)
Consultant Physician, Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

Professor Wisia Wedzicha
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University College London Medical School

Project History

Date

Update

7 May 2010

Topic Expert Group met for the first time to consider the scope of the topic as well as relevant evidence sources for development of the standard.

5 July 2010

Topic Expert Group met for second time to draft quality statements and measures.

30 September - 10 November 2010

Field testing and consultation on the draft quality standard.

13 December 2010

Topic Expert Group to meet again to discuss the results of field testing and consultation and agree final standard.

11 April 2011

The quality standard for COPD was scheduled to publish on 31 March 2011. Following discussions within the Department of Health, a decision was made to delay publication of the quality standard pending further consideration regarding the COPD strategy. Please continue to refer to the website for further information regarding a rescheduled publication date.

Consultation

Consultation and field testing of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease quality standard took place from 30 September to 10 November 2010. In total, 291 stakeholders were contacted during consultation and the NICE field team visited nine organisations to discuss the draft standard in detail. All eligible comments will be reviewed by the Topic Expert Group and the standard will be updated accordingly.

Key documents

Email enquiries

If you have any queries please email qualitystandards@nice.org.uk.

This page was last updated: 26 September 2012

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