Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group and the Short Clinical Guidelines Technical Team

Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group and the Short Clinical Guidelines Technical Team

Guideline Development Group

The Guideline Development Group was composed of relevant healthcare professionals, patient representatives and NICE technical staff.

The members of the Guideline Development Group are listed below.

Mrs Sheila Adam
Nurse Consultant in Critical Care

Dr Mary Armitage (Guideline Development Group Chair)
Consultant Physician

Mr Peter Brewer
Patient/carer representative

Dr Brian Cuthbertson
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Intensive Care

Dr Jane Eddleston (Guideline Development Group Clinical Adviser)
Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

Mr Peter Gibb
Patient/carer representative

Dr Paul Glynne
Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine and Critical Care

Dr David Goldhill
Consultant in Anaesthesia

Dr John Hindle
Geriatrician/Consultant Physician and Clinical Director for Medicine

Dr Paul Jenkins
Consultant in Acute Medicine

Dr Simon Mackenzie
Consultant in Critical Care

Dr Patrick Nee
Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine

Professor Brian J Rowlands
Consultant Surgeon

Mrs Kirsty Ward
Registered Nurse

The following individuals were not full members of the guideline development group but were co-opted onto the group as expert advisers:

Dr David Harrison
Statistician and Health Services Researcher

Professor Gary Smith
Consultant in Critical Care

Short Clinical Guidelines Technical Team

The Short Clinical Guidelines Technical Team was responsible for this guideline throughout its development. It was responsible for preparing information for the Guideline Development Group, for drafting the guideline and for responding to consultation comments. The following people, who are employees of NICE, formed the Short Clinical Guidelines Technical Team for this guideline.

Dr Tim Stokes
Guideline Lead and Associate Director – Centre for Clinical Practice (from December 2006)

Nicole Elliott
Commissioning Manager

Michael Heath
Project Manager (from December 2006)

Toni Tan
Technical Analyst, (from January 2007)

Janette Boynton
Senior Information Scientist

Francis Ruiz
Technical Adviser in Health Economics

Emma Banks
Coordinator

Dr Jayne Spink
Associate Director – Centre for Clinical Practice (until December 2007)

Dr Philippa Davies
Technical Analyst (until January 2007)

Dr Françoise Cluzeau
Technical Adviser (until December 2007)

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