8 Sources of evidence considered by the Committee

8 Sources of evidence considered by the Committee

The External Assessment Centre report for this assessment was prepared by Birmingham and Brunel:

  • Meads C, Glover M, Pokhrel S. Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to reduce skin breakdown in people with frail skin or at risk of pressure ulcers, April 2014

Submissions from the following sponsor:

  • APA Parafricta

The following individuals gave their expert personal view on Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments by providing their expert comments on the draft scope and assessment report.

  • Mr George Dunn, ratified by The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – clinical expert

  • Ms Deborah Gleeson, ratified by Wound Care Alliance UK – clinical expert

  • Dr Jane McAdam, ratified by The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – clinical expert

  • Mr Glenn Smith, nominated by the Southern Alliance of Tissue Viability Nurses – clinical expert

  • Professor Jackie Stephen‑Haynes, nominated by the Wound Care Alliance UK – clinical expert

  • Professor Peter Vowden, nominated by the European Wound Management Association – clinical expert

The following individuals gave their expert personal view on Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments in writing by completing an expert adviser questionnaire provided to the Committee.

  • Emma Bond, ratified by The Vascular Society – clinical expert

  • Professor Michael Clark, ratified by the European Wound Management Association – clinical expert

  • Ms Judy Harper, ratified by the Royal College of Nursing – clinical expert

  • Samantha Holloway, ratified by the European Wound Management Association – clinical expert

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)