Appendix B: The Guideline Review Panel

The Guideline Review Panel is an independent panel that oversees the development of the guideline and takes responsibility for monitoring adherence to NICE guideline development processes. In particular, the panel ensures that stakeholder comments have been adequately considered and responded to. The panel includes members from the following perspectives: primary care, secondary care, lay, public health and industry.

2010 guideline update Guideline Review Panel

Dr John Hyslop (Chair)
Consultant Radiologist, Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Ash Paul
Medical Director, Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust

Mr Jon Hopper
Medical Director (Northern Europe), ConvaTec Ltd

Professor Liam Smeet
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Mr Peter Gosling
Lay member

2004 clinical guideline 12 Guideline Review Panel

Dr Bernard Higgins (Chair)
Consultant Chest Physician, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Dr Robert Higgins
Consultant in Renal and General Medicine, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Dr Marcia Kelson
Director, Patient Involvement Unit for NICE, London

Dr Peter Rutherford
Senior Lecturer in Nephrology, Medical Director, University College of Wales College of Medicine

Dame Helena Shovelto
Chief Executive, British Lung Foundation

Fiona Wise
Acting Director of Modernisation, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Strategic Health Authority

Dr John Young
Medical Director, Merck Sharp and Dohme

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