4 The Guideline Development Group, National Collaborating Centre and NICE project team, and declarations of interests

4.1 Guideline Development Group (GDG)

Ieuan Davies (Chair)
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Karen Blythe
Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sarah Currell
Paediatric Dietician, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Charlie Fairhurst
Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Bruce Jaffray
Paediatric Surgeon, The Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Dianne Jones
Health Visitor, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust (West), Chester

Russell Peek
Consultant Paediatrician, Gloucestershire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mike Thomson
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mark Tighe
Consultant Paediatrician, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

John Martin
GP Principal, Taunton, Somerset

Tom McAnea
GP Principal, London

Rebecca Harmston
Patient and carer member

Eleanor Jeans
Patient and carer member

4.2 Expert adviser to the group

Rowena McArtney
Senior Information Pharmacist, Welsh Medicines Information Centre, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

4.3 National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health

Jiri Chard
Team Leader (until August 2014)

Shona Burman-Roy
Team Leader (from August 2014)

David Bevan
Project Manager (until December 2013)

Kate Coles
Project Manager (from January 2014)

Maryam Gholitabar
Research Associate (from November 2014)

Yelan Guo
Research Associate (October 2013 to February 2014)

Setor Kunutsor
Research Associate (October to November 2014)

Nitara Prasannan
Research Associate (until October 2014)

Rosalind Lai
Information Scientist

Hannah Rose Douglas
Health Economist (until April 2014)

Paul Mitchell
Health Economist (June to August 2014)

Paul Jacklin
Health Economist (from September 2014)

Stephen Murphy
Clinical Co-Director

4.4 NICE project team

Sharon Summers-Ma
Guideline Lead

Mark Baker
Clinical Adviser

Sarah Dunsdon
Guideline Commissioning Manager (until April 2014)

Oliver Bailey
Guideline Commissioning Manager (from May 2014)

Besma Nash
Guideline Coordinator

Steven Barnes
Technical Lead

Bhash Naidoo
Health Economist

Sarah Palombella
Editor

4.5 Declarations of interests

The following members of the Guideline Development Group made declarations of interests. All other members of the Group stated that they had no interests to declare.

Member

Interest declared

Type of interest

Decision taken

Ieuan Davies

Member of the council of the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Ieuan Davies

Chair of the endoscopy working group for the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Ieuan Davies

Member of JAG through other work with the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Charlie Fairhurst

Department participated in therapeutic trial on pain/spasticity funded by GW Pharma for Sativex.

Non‑personal pecuniary

Declare and participate

Rebecca Harmston

Member of the family is employed by Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPDI).

Personal family interest

Declare and participate

Rebecca Harmston

Lay Member of Research Ethics Committee Cambridgeshire East (Health Research Authority).

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Bruce Jaffray

Published research on the subject of survival after fundoplication surgery.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Bruce Jaffray

Provided a lecture at the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN) Annual Meeting

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Russell Peek

Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Russell Peek

Member of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Speaker expenses from Janssen to attend the Australian Gastroenterology week.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Reasonable expenses paid by Nestle to attend the ESPGHAN conference in Jerusalem.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Speaker and chairman for Scientific committee. Attending the World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology. Reasonable expenses paid.

Personal pecuniary interest

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Author of a study that was discussed in the evidence summary during a GDG meeting.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Provided a lecture at The British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN) Annual Meeting.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Member of advisory board for a producer of endoscopic diagnostic equipment – Sandhill Scientific.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Member of medical advisory board for a charity supporting families with babies and children with reflux – 'Living with Reflux'

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Medical Advisor to a charity providing support to families and individuals with reflux – FORT (Fighting Oesophageal Reflux Together)

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Runs endoscopy training courses that benefits department and employer –Sheffield Children's hospital.

Non‑personal pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mike Thomson

Ran peer reviewed and ethics approved multicentre and unicentre pharma‑funded trials of medication including prucalopride for constipation. Funding provided by Novartis.

Non‑personal pecuniary

Declare and participate

Mark Tighe

Lead on the Cochrane review on gastro‑oesophageal reflux in children.

Personal non‑pecuniary

Declare and participate

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