Appendix B: The Guideline Review Panels

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.

2011 Guideline Review Panel

Professor Mike Drummond (Chair)
Director, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Dr Graham Archard
General Practitioner, Dorset

Ms Catherine Arkley
Lay member

Dr David Gillen
Medical Director, Wyeth Pharmaceutical

Dr Ruth Stephenson
Consultant in Anaesthetics and Clinical Ethics Lead, NHS Grampian

2004 Guideline Review Panel

Professor Mike Drummond
Director, Centre for Health Economics, University

Dr Kevork Hopayian
General Practitioner, Leiston

Mr Barry Stables
Patient representative

Dr Imogen Stephens
Joint Director of Public Health, Western Sussex Primary Care Trust

Dr Robert Walker
Clinical Director, West Primary Care Trust

Guideline Review Panel, 2007 amendments to the guideline

Professor Mike Drummond (Chair)
Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Dr Graham Archard
General Practitioner, Dorset

Mr Barry Stables
Lay representative

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