4 Standing Committee B and NICE project team

4.1 Standing Committee B

The Committee members listed are those for the [2014] update. For the composition of (the) previous Guideline Development Group(s), see the full guideline.

Susan Bewley, Standing Committee Chair
Professor of Complex Obstetrics, Kings College London

Gita Bhutani
Clinical Psychologist, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Jennifer Bostock
Lay member

Simon Corbett
Cardiologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

John Graham
Consultant Oncologist and Trust Cancer Lead Clinician, Taunton and Somerset Hospital

Peter Hoskin
Consultant in Clinical Oncology, Mount Vernon Hospital

Roberta James
Programme Lead, Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Asma Khalil
Obstetrician, St George's Hospital University London

Manoj Mistry
Lay member

Amaka Offiah
Radiologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sheffield University

Mark Rogers
Research Fellow, University of York

Nicholas Steel
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, Norwich Medical School

Sietse Wieringa
General Practitioner, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Topic-specific Committee members

Helen Ball
Lay member

Justin Daniels
Paediatrician, North Middlesex Hospital

Valerie Finigan
Midwife, Pennine Acute NHS Trust

Elaine McInnes
Professional Development Officer, Institute of Health Visiting; Health Visitor, Cambridge Community Trust

Gabrielle Osrin
ay member

4.2 Clinical Guidelines Update Team

Philip Alderson
Clinical Adviser

Lynda Ayiku
Information Specialist

Emma Banks
Co-ordinator

Nicole Elliott
Associate Director

Susannah Moon
Programme Manager

Rebecca Parsons
Project Manager

Charlotte Purves
Administrator

Roberta Richey
Technical Analyst

Toni Tan
Technical Adviser

4.3 NICE project team

Christine Carson
Clinical Adviser

Anne-Louise Clayton
Senior Medical Editor

Ben Doak
Guidelines Commissioning Manager

Alexa Forrester
Implementation Lead

Laura Gibson
Communications Lead

Gary Shield
Costing Lead

Sharon Summers-Ma
Guideline Lead

Judith Thornton
Technical Lead

Jennifer Wells
Guideline Coordinator

Erin Whittingham
Public Involvement Programme Lead

4.4 Declarations of interests

The following members of the Committee made declarations of interest. All other members of the Committee stated that they had no interests to declare.

Committee member

Interest declared

Type of interest

Decision taken

Standing Committee Members

Susan Bewley

Self‑employed academic and obstetric expert.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Susan Bewley

100 hour per annum teaching contract with Kings College London.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Susan Bewley

In the last 12 months received income or fees for:

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Research projects as a principal or co‑investigator or giving expert advice (presently these include projects on major postpartum haemorrhage, the organisation of maternity care, gestation time for abortion)

Academic supervision (PhD on implementation of external cephalic version, chair of 35/39 TSC on the timing of induction)

Teaching (BSc law and ethics tutor at KCL, occasional fees for lectures on obstetrics)

Medico‑legal reports (approx. 2/year) and Medical Defence Union cases committee and council

External reviews for NHS organisations related to my obstetric expertise (serious incident and maternal mortality investigations, RCOG review)

Chairing NICE GDG

Expert advice to NHS Quest (development of a maternity 'safety thermometer')

Royalties from edited books

Advice to Marie Stopes International about obstetric standards

Susan Bewley

Expenses paid to attend conferences to lecture on obstetric topics. In the last year this included speaking to a Human Rights conference at the Hague, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and attending the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society conference. Received a community grant to attend the British HIV Association conference.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Susan Bewley

Joint intellectual property rights in a new neonatal resuscitation trolley, but these were negotiated to be handed over to Liverpool University and Inditherm. In return, the inventors have negotiated that a fee generated on the sale of each trolley will be given to charity.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Susan Bewley

Expressed views in publications about obstetric matters, largely based on evidence.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Susan Bewley

A trustee and committee member of Healthwatch (a charity devoted to evidence and "for treatments that work") and a trustee of Sophia (a charity devoted to women with HIV and the UK arm of the Global Coalition for Women and AIDS).

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Susan Bewley

Member of the following editorial boards: Medical Law Review, International Journal of Childbirth, JASS (Journal Article Summary Service); Member of the London Clinical Senate; Member of the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime Violence Against Women and Girls Panel; Member All‑Parliamentary Party Group on Maternity; Trustee of Maternity Action (a charity which aims to end inequality and improve the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children), one of seven members of the Women's Health and Equality Consortium which is a Strategic Partner of the Department of Health.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Susan Bewley

Expert advice to Salamander Trust (funded by WHO to perform a global community consultation of women living with HIV to inform Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights guideline update).

Personal pecuniary interest

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Susan Bewley

Expenses paid to attend and present at 'Changing Motherhood' and 'Assisted reproduction that harms' conferences.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Gita Bhutani

Member of British Psychological Society; Division of Clinical Psychology; Faculty of Leadership and Management Committee Member

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Jennifer Bostock (Dec 13 to Sept 14)

2013 – current, Lay Member/PPI Advisor – CEDAR Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

2013 – current, PPI Board Member – NIHR School of Public Health, NIHR – University of Sheffield (host) & 7 others

2011 – current, Lay Member – Advisory Group Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

2011 – current, PPI Advisor, King's College London (MOVE IT & Pembury studies)

2010 – current, Lay Member – PPI research group, Healthcare Acquired Infection Research Network

2010 – current, PPI Collaborator & Co‑Applicant & Trial Steering Committee, Infection RCTrials: Oviva; ARREST & ASSIST + Co‑app FAST‑GAIN & FACT‑MRC; St Thomas' Hospital & University of Oxford & University of Sussex

2009 – current, Public Advisor, Dept of Population health University of Oxford

2010 – current, Public Involvement Implementation Group – Core Member Quality & Outcomes of person‑centred care policy research unit: LSE/Oxford & Kent Universities

2010 – current, Lay Reviewer, NIHR & Department of Health (Policy Research Programme)

2010 – current, Public Member – H Acquired Infection Research Network University of West London

2006 – current, Committee Member – Lead Reviewer & Sub Com member & Proportionate Review analyst, NHS Research Ethics Committee (Institute of Psychiatry REC MCA flagged.)

2010 – current, Lay Committee Member, NIHR: RfPB; PgfAR HS&DR & TCC

2012 – current, Ethics Consultant – Scabies Study, Public Health England, University of Sussex & British Skin Foundation

2010 – current, Visiting Guest Lecturer, Dept of Psychological Medicine: Kings College London

2014 – current, Lay Reviewer & Ethics Advisor King's Centre for Military Health

2013 – current, Committee Member (Trauma) Royal College of Physicians, National Clinical Guidelines Centre

2011 – current, Lay Research Advisor – Very Brief Interventions Project, University of Cambridge

2013 – current, Research Design Service – PPI Consultant, Research Design Service – London & South Central

2011 – current, Lay Member and Advisor, Guys & St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre Advisory Group

2011 – current, FAST-R Consultant (lay), Mental Health Research Network

2014 – current, Lay Reviewer, Dept of Health: Policy Research Programme

2011 – current, Lay Advisory Group Member, Health Quality Improvement Partnership

2010 – current, Independent Mental Health Act Manager, Oxleas NHS FT

2014 – current, Lay Research Advisor, Imperial – Faculty of Medicine

Simon Corbett

Network Service Adviser for the British Cardiovascular Society. This role incorporates the regional specialty adviser role for the Royal College of Physicians.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Simon Corbett

Acting Director for Clinical Effectiveness for employer (University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust). Part of this role involves the dissemination and implementation of NICE guidance in the Trust.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

John Graham

Director of National Collaborating Centre for Cancer – this post is funded through a contract with NICE to produce NICE's clinical guidelines.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

John Graham

Principal investigator for an ongoing clinical trial in prostate cancer with Custirsen funded by OncoGenex Technologies Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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John Graham

Principal investigator for 8 ongoing clinical trials in breast and prostate cancer run via the National Cancer Research Network (not pharmaceutical industry funded)

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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John Graham

Member of the trial management groups for 2 prostate cancer trials: RT01 and CHHIP. Both are closed to recruitment but continuing to report trial results.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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John Graham

Principal investigator for a study of radium‑223 in prostate cancer that is funded by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. It is non-personal pecuniary and started on 12th June.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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John Graham

In May 2014 I did some work for NICE International on a project with the Philippines Department of Health and received a consultancy fee, travel and subsistence payments.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Peter Hoskin

Research grant paid to department from Varian Medical (until Dec 2013)

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Peter Hoskin

Investigator in research studies sponsored by various companies with payment for expenses to NHS Trust and department which fund research staff. Recent studies have been on behalf of Millenium, Astellas, Ipsen and Amgen.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and member of Faculty Board, Specialist Training Board and Chair of Exam Board.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Consultant to the IAEA; Undertake by invitation lectures and working group meetings for which expenses may be paid.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Received reimbursement of travelling expenses and conference registration fee for attending the European Society of Radiation and Oncology (ESTRO) in December 2013

Personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Chief investigator for a trial investigating brachytherapy +/- external bean radiotherapy, which received funding from Dept of Health and CRUK. Continues to follow those patients up and publish data from the study.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Holds a research grant from Varian which pays the salary for a data manager working of HDR boost, for Brachytherapy in prostate cancer.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department reimbursed for studies on abiraterone by Cougar.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department reimbursed for studies on alpharadin by Astellas.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department reimbursed for studies on MDV 3100 by Medivation.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department reimbursed for studies on Denosumab for prostate cancer. Funded by Amgen.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department receives grants from Astellas for trials in prostate cancer.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department receives grants from Bayer for trails in prostate cancer.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department received grants from Millennium for trials in prostate cancer.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Department received grants from Varian for trials in prostate cancer

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Trustee for funding research within the unit/department. Funded by Donations/Legacies. No Non‑Hodgkin's lymphoma research has been funded in the last 12 months.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Chair Steering Group for National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the committee of Medical Aspects for Radiation Exposure (COMARE)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Chair of the executive committee of GEC ESTRO Brachytherapy Group.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the faculty board of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the specialist training committee for the Royal college of Radiologists.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the specialist training advisory committee (STAC) for the Royal College of Radiologist.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Editorial board member for the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Editorial board member for the Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the East of England senate.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Peter Hoskin

Member of the NICE standing committee for rapid updates / and non‑Hodgkin's lymphoma GDG.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Roberta James

Programme Lead at Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Personal pecuniary interest

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Roberta James

Validation of systematic review of guideline methodology, Belgian healthcare organisation KCE – one off payment.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Roberta James

Member of Guideline Implementability Research and Application network (GIRAnet).

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Roberta James

Expert group member of Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health (PRECEPT).

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Asma Khalil

None

No action

Manoj Mistry

Public member of Pennine Care NHS FT as a carer for my sister. Attend monthly meetings

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

PPI representative for the Health Research Authority (HRA). Attended 2 meetings to date

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

PPI representative for the Health Quality Health Improvement Partnership (HQIP) (London). Attended meetings to date

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

PPI representative for the Primary Care Research in Manchester Engagement Resource (PRIMER) group at the University of Manchester. Attended 2 meetings to date

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

Carer representative on NICE Guideline Development Group: 'Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs.' Attended 4 meetings to date.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

Appointed Lay representative for the MSc Clinical Science (Clinical Bio informatics) at the University of Manchester.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Manoj Mistry

Appointed 'Lay Educational Visitor' with the Health and Care Professions Council. (HCPC London)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Provision of expert advice to Her Majesty's Courts in cases of suspected child abuse.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Recipient of honoraria and expenses for lectures and guidelines development from BioMarin.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Chairperson Skeletal Dysplasia Group for Teaching and Research

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Chairperson Child Abuse Taskforce of the European Society of Pediatric Radiology.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Member Joint RCR/RCPCH NAI Working Party for Guideline Update – Imaging in Suspected Non‑Accidental Injury.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Member of the Royal College of Radiology Academic Committee.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Committee member of the International Consortium for Vertebral Anomalies and Scoliosis.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Member of South Yorkshire (Sheffield) Research Ethics Committee.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Medical Academic Staff Committee Representative of the Yorkshire Regional Council of the BMA.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Amaka Offiah

Partner Governor of the Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust (representing the University of Sheffield).

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Editorial Committee Member of the journal Paediatric Radiology.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Amaka Offiah

Recipient of research funding from NIHR, ARUK, The Sheffield Children's Charity, Skeletal Dysplasia Group for Teaching and Research

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Mark Rodgers

Associate editor of the journal Systematic Reviews that publishes research on health and social care.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Mark Rodgers

Research fellow in health services research; has provided independent academic reviews of clinical effectiveness and diagnostic accuracy evidence for funders including NIHR and NICE.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Currently finishing work as the principal investigator on a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded project on: 'Are NICE clinical guidelines for primary care based on evidence from primary care?'

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Services & Delivery Research Programme Healthcare Delivery Research Panel member

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

NIHR Regional Advisory Committee for the Research for Patient Benefit Programme East of England region

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Norfolk & Suffolk Primary & Community Care Research Steering Group

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) East of England

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

'Implementation Science' Editorial Board member

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

'Quality in Primary Care' Editorial Board member

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Faculty of Public Health Part A MFPH Examiner

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Faculty of Public Health Part A MFPH Development Committee

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Honorary Public Health Academic Consultant, Public Health England

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Research grant: 'Are NICE clinical guidelines for primary care based on evidence from primary care?' (Chief Investigator) - National Institute for Health Research, RfPB

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Nicholas Steel

Publication in press: Steel N, Abdelhamid A, Stokes T, Edwards H, Fleetcroft R, Howe A, Qureshi N. Publications cited in national clinical guidelines for primary care were of uncertain relevance: literature review. In Press Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Sietse Wieringa

At the Centre for Primary care & Public Health at Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry/Queen Mary University I am working on a literature review of 'mindlines' (related to communities of practice) and a qualitative study of a large group of GPs on a virtual social network sharing medical knowledge. I am funded for this via an NIHR In practice fellowship.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Sietse Wieringa

I co‑own a small social enterprise called ZorgIdee that develops ideas to help GPs to collaborate. There are no current funders.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Sietse Wieringa

Board member of the Platform of Medical Leadership in the Netherlands, via which I am involved in a mixed methods study for the development of a medical leadership competency framework. The study group receives funds from KNMG (Royal Dutch College of Medicine) and SBOH which receives its funds from the Dutch Ministry of Health.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Sietse Wieringa

Member of Generation Next, a think tank and network of young GPs. It's indirectly funded by the Ministry of Health.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Sietse Wieringa

Member of NHG (Dutch GP Society), which produces guidelines and I worked for this organisation in the past.

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Topic-specific Members

Helen Ball

Research lab has received research grants from SIDS Charities (FSID, Scottish Cot Death Trust, Babes in Arms) to conduct research regarding SIDS and bed sharing. The University has received consultancy funding from NHS Trusts, the Kindred Agency, and TAMBA (Twin and Multiple Birth Association) for infant sleep related projects that my team and I have conducted.

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Helen Ball

My personal experience of bed‑sharing with my infants led to my research interest in why and how UK mothers bed share, the pros and cons of bed sharing under different circumstances, and the cultural variations in bed sharing within the UK. I have published academic articles on this topic and spoken at conferences. I have been invited to contribute to various committees producing SIDS guidance relating to bed sharing (e.g. Dept of Health, Scottish Executive, UNICEF, NHS Trusts, RCM).

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Justin Daniels

Designated Dr for child deaths in the London Borough of Enfield (part of my job at North Middlesex University Hospital)

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

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Justin Daniels

Scientific advisor to Lullaby Trust

Personal non‑pecuniary

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Valerie Finigan

Author of Trust's guideline on safe bed sharing and I have worked as a member of the UNICEF designation Committee for the last 3 years (term has ended) where I have contributed comments on the draft of the leaflet 'Caring for babies at night'.

Personal pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Author of Saggy Boobs: and other breastfeeding myths (receive one third of royalties)

Personal pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Member Royal College Midwives Editorial Board

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Member NIFN (National Infant Feeding Leads Group)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Member Infant mortality groups (Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham and Bury)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Completed 3 years membership UNICEF Designation committee

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Peer review for MIDIRS, International Review, BJM

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

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Valerie Finigan

Written a paper on postnatal ward bed sharing risk assessment tool used within trust. The tool is not industry funded.

Elaine McInnes

None

No action

Gabrielle Osrin

None

No action