Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group

2010 guideline update development group members

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

Dr John O'Reilly (Clinical Advisor)
Consultant in General and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital Aintree NHS Trust

Ms Jill Parnham
Operations Director, NCGC

Ms Nicola Sloan
Research Fellow, NCGC until March 2009

Dr Emily Crowe
Senior Research Fellow, NCGC

Dr Rachel O'Mahony
Senior Research Fellow, NCGC from March 2009

Ms Katrina Sparrow
Senior Research Fellow, NCGC from January 2010

Ms Kate Lovibond
Health Economist, NCGC

Ms Lina Gulhane
Senior Information Scientist, NCGC

Dr Celia Pincus
Project Manager, NCGC from January 2010

Mrs Margaret Barnard
Patient/carer member, Secretary of Breathe Easy Neathe Valley

Ms Katherine Leach
Patient/carer member, Project Manager at British Lung Foundation

Dr Kevin Grufydd-Jones
General Practitioner (specialist in COPD), Principal in General Practice, Wiltshire

Dr Melvyn Jones
General Practitioner (non COPD specialist), GP Warden Lodge Surgery and Hon Consultant East and North Hertfordshire PCT, Senior Lecturer UCL

Dr Phyo Myint
Geriatrician, Consultant Physician, Department for Elderly, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Professor Sally Singh
Head of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Professor Wisia Wedzicha
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Free Hospital, London NHS Trust

Professor Peter Calverley
Consultant Respiratory Physician, University Hospital Aintree NHS Trust

Ms Karen Heslop
Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Chest Clinic, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle (secondary care nurse representative)

Ms Christine Loveridge
COPD and Spirometry Clinical Lead, Education for Health (primary care nurse)

Invited expert

Dr David Halpin
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

Deputies

Dr Graham Burns
Respiratory Physician (acted as a deputy for Peter Calverley for one GDG meeting)

Ms Erica Haines
Primary Care Nurse (acted as a deputy for Christine Loveridge for one GDG meeting)

Ms Barbara Foggo
Respiratory Nurse (acted as a deputy for Karen Heslop), Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

2004 clinical guideline 12 development group members

Dr David MG Halpin[11] (Lead and Clinical Advisor)
Consultant Physician and Senior Lecturer, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

Ms Jill Parnham[11]
Senior Health Services Research Fellow in Guideline Development, National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions

Dr David Bellamy[11]
General Practitioner, Bournemouth

Ms Julie Booker[11]
Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Rotherham General Hospital

Professor Peter Calverley[11] (seconded from the Consensus Reference Group for three meetings)
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Liverpool and Aintree Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Martin Connolly[11]
Consultant Geriatrician, University of Manchester

Dr Rachel Garrod[11]
Senior Lecturer, Kingston University

Mr Ashley Green (deputy for Esther Threlfall)
Breathe Easy Assistant Manager, British Lung Foundation

Ms Gwen Haylett[11]
Patient member

Dr Michael ML Morgan[11] (seconded from the Consensus Reference Group for one meeting)
Consultant Physician, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Ms Karen Reid[11]
Information Scientist, National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions

Dr Michael Rudolf[11]
Consultant Physician, Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

Ms Katherine Stevens[11]
Research Associate in Health Economics, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

Esther Threlfall[11]
UK Breathe Easy Manager, British Lung Foundation

Ms Jane Scullion[11] (attended two meetings as deputy for Julie Booker)
Respiratory Consultant Nurse, University Hospital of Leicester

Ms Teresa Smith (attended five meetings as deputy for Julie Booker)
Senior Respiratory Nurse/Chest Clinic Manager, Heatherwood and Wexham Park NHS Trust

Ms Elaine Stevenson (attended one meeting as deputy for Julie Booker)
Clinical Practitioner Respiratory Care, Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals Trust

Professor Jadwiga Wedzicha[11]
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine

Consensus Reference Group

To support the development of this guideline, a Consensus Reference Group was formed. This group used formal consensus techniques in its consideration of clinically important areas where there was insufficient evidence or disagreement over the interpretation of the evidence.

Professor Duncan Geddes (Chair)
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust

Ms Alison Bent (attended one meeting as deputy for Mary Hickson)
Dietitian, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Dr Stephen Connellan
Consultant Physician, The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Sujal Desai (attended one meeting)
Radiologist, King's College Hospital



[11] Member of both the Guideline Development Group and the Consensus Reference Group

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)