11 Diagnostics Advisory Committee members and NICE project team

11 Diagnostics Advisory Committee members and NICE project team

Diagnostics Advisory Committee

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

Professor Adrian Newland
Chair, Diagnostics Advisory Committee

Dr Mark Kroese
Vice Chair, Diagnostics Advisory Committee and Consultant in Public Health Medicine, PHG Foundation, Cambridge and UK Genetic Testing Network

Professor Ron Akehurst
Professor in Health Economics, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

Dr Phil Chambers
Research Fellow, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, University of Leeds

Professor Paul Collinson
Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Professor of Cardiovascular Biomarkers, St George's Hospital, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sue Crawford
GP Principal, Chillington Health Centre

Professor Erika Denton
National Clinical Director for Diagnostics, NHS England and Honorary Professor of Radiology, University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Steve Edwards
Head of Health Technology Assessment, BMJ Evidence Centre

Mr David Evans
Lay member

Dr Simon Fleming
Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr John Hitchman
Lay member

Professor Chris Hyde
Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Peninsula Technology Assessment Group

Mr Matthew Lowry
Director of Finance and Infrastructure, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Michael Messenger
Deputy Director and Scientific Manager, National Institute for Health Research Diagnostic Evidence Co‑operative, Leeds

Dr Peter Naylor
GP, Chair Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Dermot Neely
Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Gail Norbury
Consultant Clinical Scientist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Simon Richards
Vice President Regulatory Affairs, EME, Alere Inc.

Dr Deirdre Ryan
Consultant Cellular Pathologist, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

Dr Steve Thomas
Consultant Vascular and Cardiac Radiologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Paul Weinberger
Chief Executive Officer, DiaSolve Ltd, London

Professor Anthony Wierzbicki
Consultant in Metabolic Medicine and Chemical Pathology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist Committee members

Dr John Butler
Consultant in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Enitan Carrol
Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Chris Chaloner
Consultant in Laboratory Medicine (Paediatric Biochemistry), Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Paul Dark
Consultant Intensive Care Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Jim Gray
Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Stevie‑Louise McGuiness
Lay member

Dr Marcus Peck
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Frimley NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Bob Phillips
Senior Clinical Academic and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Suman Shrestha
Advanced Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Frimley NHS Foundation Trust

NICE project team

Each diagnostics assessment is assigned to a team consisting of a Technical Analyst (who acts as the topic lead), a Technical Adviser and a Project Manager.

Frances Nixon
Topic Lead

Sarah Byron
Technical Adviser

Robert Fernley
Project Manager

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