8 Diagnostics advisory committee members and NICE project team

8 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 (ScHARR), University of Sheffield

Dr Sue Crawford
GP Principal, Chillington Health Centre

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

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

Dr James Gray
Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital

Professor Steve Halligan
Professor of Radiology, University College London

Mr John Hitchman
Lay member

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

Mr Patrick McGinley
Head of Costing and Service Line Reporting, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Dr Michael Messenger
Deputy Director and Scientific Manager NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co‑operative, Leeds

Mrs Alexandria Moseley
Lay member

Dr Peter Naylor
GP, Chair Wirral Health Commissioning Consortia

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

Dr Simon Richards
VP Regulatory Affairs, EME, Alere Inc

Professor Mark Sculpher
Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Professor Matt Stevenson
Professor of Health Technology Assessment, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

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

Professor Anthony Wierzbicki
Consultant in Metabolic Medicine/Chemical Pathology, St Thomas' Hospital

Specialist committee members

Mr Ian Danks
Lay member

Miss Farhat Din
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon, The University of Edinburgh

Dr Ian Godber
Consultant Clinical Scientist and Clinical Lead for Biochemistry, Monklands Hospital NHS Lanarkshire

Dr Robert Logan
Consultant Gastroenterologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sophie Nelson
GP, Kenmore Medical Centre, Wilmslow

Dr Paul O'Toole
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Mrs Judith Strachan
Consultant Clinical Scientist, Kings Cross Hospital, NHS Tayside

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.

Rebecca Albrow
Topic Lead

Frances Nixon
Technical Adviser

Robert Fernley
Project Manager

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