NICE committees and working groups are made up of health, social care and other professionals and practitioners, patients, service users, carers and members of the public, and technical experts.

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Health, social care and other professionals and practitioners

RoleNICE committee or working groupArea of NICETime commitmentApplication deadline
Member Highly specialised technologies evaluation Centre for Health Technology Evaluation 3 years 18 October 2018
Member Shared decision making Clinical guidelines 24 months 04 October 2018
Member Looked-after children and young people Social care 2 years 04 October 2018
Topic expert Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore throat Diagnostics assessment programme 10 months 02 October 2018
Member Interventional procedures advisory committee Centre for Health Technology Evaluation 3 years 01 October 2018
Chair Chair: cannabis-derived products for medicinal use Clinical guidelines 10 months 01 October 2018
Member Heart valve disease Clinical guidelines 30 months 27 September 2018
Member Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome Clinical guidelines 18 months 26 September 2018
Member Safeguarding adults in care homes Social care guidelines 18 months 26 September 2018

Patients, service users, carers and lay people

RoleNICE committee or working groupArea of NICETime commitmentApplication deadline
Lay member Sleep disordered breathing Clinical guidelines 18 months 14 October 2018
Lay member Shared decision making Clinical guidelines 2 years 10 October 2018 09:00
Lay member Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore throat Diagnostics assessment programme 10 months 02 October 2018
Lay member Appeal panel Centre for Health Technology Evaluation 4 years 01 October 2018
Lay member Safeguarding adults in care homes Clinical guidelines 18 months 26 September 2018
Lay member Multiple obstetric updates (ectopic pregnancy) Clinical guidelines 4 months 24 September 2018