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 GDG was composed of relevant healthcare professionals, patient representatives and NICE technical staff.

The members of the GDG are listed below.

Paul Little
Professor of Primary Care Research and General Practitioner (GDG Chair)

Nicky Coote
Consultant Paediatrician

Anne Joshua
Associate Director of Pharmacy, NHS Direct

Cliodna McNulty
Consultant Microbiologist

Cheryl Salmon
Patient/carer Representative

Mike Sharland
Consultant Paediatrician

Genine Riley
Senior Pharmaceutical Adviser

Matthew Thompson
General Practitioner and Clinical Lecturer in Primary Health Care

Mark Woodhead
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

The following individual was not a full member of the GDG but was co-opted onto the group as an expert adviser:

Matt Griffiths
Professor of Prescribing and Medicines Management

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 GDG, for drafting the guideline and for responding to consultation comments. The following people, who are employees of NICE, made up the technical team working on this guideline.

Dr Tim Stokes
Guideline Lead and Associate Director

Emma Banks
Coordinator

Janette Boynton
Senior Information Specialist

Nicole Elliott
Commissioning Manager

Michael Heath
Project Manager

Ruth McAllister
Analyst, Health Economics

Francis Ruiz
Technical Adviser in Health Economics

Toni Tan
Technical Analyst

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