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 (to October 2017)

Dr Mark Kroese
Chair, Diagnostics Advisory Committee, (from September 2017, previously Vice Chair)

Mr John Bagshaw
In-vitro Diagnostics Consultant

Professor Enitan Carrol
Chair in Paediatric Infection, University of Liverpool

Dr Sue Crawford
GP Principal, Chillington Health Centre (to August 2017)

Dr Owen Driskell
Lead for Laboratory Medicine, National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network West Midlands

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

Dr Shelley Rahman Haley
Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust (from September 2017)

Professor Steve Halligan
Professor of Radiology, University College London

Mr John Hitchman
Lay member

Professor Chris Hyde
Vice Chair, Diagnostics Advisory Committee and Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology, Exeter Test Group, University of Exeter

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, Wirral

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

Dr Simon Richards
Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Europe and Middle East, 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

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

Specialist committee members

Miss Fran Berry
Lay member

Mr Christopher Brewer
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Suha Deen
Consultant Gynaecological Pathologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Mrs Phyllis Dunn
Clinical Lead Nurse, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Miss Theresa Freeman-Wang
Consultant Gynaecologist, Whittington Health NHS Trust

Dr Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami
Honorary Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Imperial College London

Professor Jane Macnaughton
Professor of Medical Humanities and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Durham University

Miss Hema Nosib
Consultant Gynaecologist, North West Anglia 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.

Thomas Walker
Topic Lead (from September 2017)

Rebecca Albrow
Topic Lead (to August 2017) and Technical Adviser (from September 2017)

Frances Nixon
Technical Adviser (to August 2017)

Robert Fernley
Project Manager (to August 2017)

Donna Barnes
Project Manager (from September 2017)

ISBN: 978-1-4731-2943-6

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