Appendix B: Diagnostics Advisory Committee members and NICE project team

Appendix B: Diagnostics Advisory Committee members and NICE project team

A. Advisory Committee members

The Diagnostics Advisory Committee is an independent Committee consisting of 22 standing members and additional specialist members. A list of the Committee members who participated in this assessment appears below.

Standing Committee members

Dr Trevor Cole Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Birmingham Women's Hospital Foundation Trust

Dr Paul O Collinson Consultant Chemical Pathologist, St George's Hospital, London

Professor Ian Cree Director of Efficacy and Mechanisms Programme, NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre, University of Southampton

Dr Erika Denton National Clinical Director for Imaging, Department of Health

Dr Simon Fleming Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Cornwall Hospital

Professor Elizabeth (Lisa) Hall Professor of Analytical Biotechnology, Institute of Biotechnology, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

Professor Chris Hyde Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Professor Noor Kalsheker Professor of Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Medical Sciences, University of Nottingham

Dr Mark Kroese Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Peterborough Primary Care Trust and UK Genetic Testing Network

Professor Dietrich Mack Professor of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease, School of Medicine, Swansea University

Professor Adrian Newland (Chair) Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust

Dr Richard Nicholas Consultant Neurologist, Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital, Imperial Healthcare Trust

Ms Margaret Ogden Lay member

Dr Diego Ossa Global Head, Health Economic and Outcomes Research, Novartis Molecular Diagnostics

Mr Stuart Saw Director of Finance and Procurement, Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust

Dr Nick Summerton General Practitioner, East Yorkshire

Dr Steve Thomas Senior Lecturer and Consultant Radiologist, University of Sheffield

Mr Paul Weinberger Managing Director, Diasolve Ltd, Pewsley, Wiltshire

Mr Christopher Wiltsher Lay member

Specialist Committee members

Dr Stephanie Clark Chair, Scoliosis Association (UK)

Dr Peter Dangerfield Director of Year 1 MBChB, Liverpool University

Professor Jeremy Fairbank Professor of Spinal Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

Dr David Grier Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Mr Eric Hughes Diagnostics Manager, RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry

Dr James Rankine Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Leeds General Infirmary

B. NICE project team

Each diagnostics assessment is usually assigned to a team consisting of one Technical Analyst (who acts as the topic lead), a Technical Adviser and a Project Manager. In this case the Technical Adviser also served as the topic lead.

Dr Hanan Bell Topic Lead and Technical Adviser

Mr Jackson Lynn Project Manager

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