Appendix A: Membership of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), the NICE project team and external contractors

Appendix A: Membership of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), the NICE project team and external contractors

Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC)

NICE has set up a standing committee, the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), which reviews the evidence and develops recommendations on public health interventions. Membership of PHIAC is multidisciplinary, comprising public health practitioners, clinicians (both specialists and generalists), local authority employees, representatives of the public, patients and/or carers, academics and technical experts as follows.

Professor Sue Atkinson CBE Independent Consultant and Visiting Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

Mr John F Barker Associate Foundation Stage Regional Adviser for the Parents as Partners in Early Learning Project, DfES National Strategies

Professor Michael Bury Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of London. Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Kent

Professor Simon Capewell Chair of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Liverpool

Professor K K Cheng Professor of Epidemiology, University of Birmingham

Ms Joanne Cooke Director, Trent Research and Development Support Unit

Dr Richard Cookson Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York

Mr Philip Cutler Forums Support Manager, Bradford Alliance on Community Care

Professor Brian Ferguson Director, Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory

Professor Ruth Hall Regional Director, Health Protection Agency, South West

Ms Amanda Hoey Director, Consumer Health Consulting Limited

Mr Alasdair J Hogarth Head Teacher, Archbishops School, Canterbury

Mr Andrew Hopkin Assistant Director, Local Environment, Derby City Council

Dr Ann Hoskins Deputy Regional Director of Public Health/Medical Director, NHS North West

Ms Muriel James Secretary, Northampton Healthy Communities Collaborative and the King Edward Road Surgery Patient Participation Group

Dr Matt Kearney General Practitioner, Castlefields, Runcorn. GP Public Health Practitioner, Knowsley

Ms Valerie King Designated Nurse for Looked After Children, Northampton PCT, Daventry and South Northants PCT and Northampton General Hospital. Public Health Skills Development Nurse, Northampton PCT

CHAIR Professor Catherine Law Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London

Ms Sharon McAteer Public Health Development Manager, Halton and St Helens PCT

Mr David McDaid Research Fellow, Department of Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science

Professor Klim McPherson Visiting Professor of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford

Professor Susan Michie Professor of Health Psychology, BPS Centre for Outcomes Research & Effectiveness, University College London

Dr Mike Owen General Practitioner, William Budd Health Centre, Bristol

Ms Jane Putsey Lay Representative, Chair of Trustees of the Breastfeeding Network

Dr Mike Rayner Director, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford

Mr Dale Robinson Chief Environmental Health Officer, South Cambridgeshire District Council

Ms Joyce Rothschild Children's Services Improvement Adviser, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dr Tracey Sach Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of East Anglia

Professor Mark Sculpher Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Economics (CHE), University of York

Dr David Sloan Retired Director of Public Health

Dr Dagmar Zeuner Joint Director of Public Health, Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

Expert co-optees to PHIAC:

Dr June Crown Vice President, Age Concern

Ms Imelda Redmond Chief Executive, Carers UK

Professor Naina Patel OBE Executive Director, Policy Research Institute Ageing and Ethnicity (PRIAE)

Professor Gail Mountain Centre for Health and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPHE Director

Tricia Younger
Associate Director

Linda Sheppard

Clare Wohlgemuth

Bhash Naidoo
Technical Adviser (Health Economics)

With support from:

Joanna Lenham
Social Care Institute for Excellence

Nadira Sharif
Social Care Institute for Excellence

External contractors

External reviewers: effectiveness and cost-effectiveness review and economic appraisal

Review 1: Public health interventions to promote mental well-being in people aged 65 and over: systematic review of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness was carried out by University of Wales, Bangor. The principal authors were: Professor Vanessa Burholt, Dr Dyfrig Hughes, Ms Pat Linck, Mr Rhodri Morgan, Ms Carla Reeves, Professor Ian Russell, Ms Seow Tien Yeo, Dr Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Dr Gill Windle, Professor Bob Woods.


The fieldwork 'Occupational therapy and physical activity interventions to promote the mental wellbeing of older people in primary care and residential care' was carried out by Dr Foster Intelligence.