10 Membership of the Public Health Advisory Committee and the NICE project team

10 Membership of the Public Health Advisory Committee and the NICE project team

Public Health Advisory Committee A

NICE has set up several Public Health Advisory Committees (PHACs). These standing committees consider the evidence and develop public health guidelines. Membership is multidisciplinary, comprising academics, public health practitioners, topic experts and members of the public. They may come from the NHS, education, social care, environmental health, local government or the voluntary sector. The following are members of PHAC A:

Chair

Susan Jebb
Professor of Diet and Population Health, University of Oxford

Core members

Mireia Jofre Bonet
Professor in Economics, City University London

Alison Lloyd
Community member

Chris Packham
Associate Medical Director, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Toby Prevost
Professor of Medical Statistics, King's College London

Joyce Rothschild
Independent Education Consultant

Amanda Sowden
Deputy Director, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York

Lucy Yardley
Professor of Health Psychology, University of Southampton

Topic members

Peymane Adab
Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham

Louisa Ells
Reader in Public Health and Obesity, Teesside University

Nick Finer
Professor, Consultant Endocrinologist and Bariatric Physician, University College London Hospitals

Laura McGowan
Research Fellow, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen's University, Belfast

Bimpe Oki
Consultant in Public Health, Lambeth and Southwark

Sarah West-Sadler
Community member

Expert co-optees to PHAC

Nick Cavill
Specialist Advisor, Public Health England Obesity Team

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPH Director

Kay Nolan
Associate Director

Adrienne Cullum
Lead Analyst

Rachel Kettle
Analyst

Patti White (until July 2014)
Analyst

Lakshmi Murthy (from November 2014)
Analyst

Alastair Fischer
Technical Adviser Health Economics

Victoria Axe (until May 2014)
Project Manager

Rupert Franklin (from June 2014)
Project Manager

Denise Jarrett
Coordinator

Sue Jelley (March 2014)
Senior Editor

Jaimella Espley (May 2014 onwards)
Senior Editor

Susie Burlace
Editor

Declarations of interests

The following members of the Public Health Advisory Committee made declarations of interest. All other members of the Committee stated that they had no interests to declare.

Committee Member

Interest declared

Type of interest

Decision taken

Peymane Adab

Grant holder for a study to develop a childhood weight management programme in urban China funded by Guangzhou Public Health Bureau and Centre for Disease Control

Non‑personal specific financial interest

No further action required

Peymane Adab

Principal investigator for Health Technology Assessment Programme (HTA) funded WAVES trial: a cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an obesity prevention intervention in primary school age children

Non‑personal specific financial interest

No further action required

Peymane Adab

Co-investigator for HTA funded study: development of a culturally adapted weight management programme for children of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin

Non‑personal specific financial interest

No further action required

Peymane Adab

Co-investigator for a National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI) funded trial: randomised control trial to test the effectiveness of a brief intervention for weight management for obese adults in primary care

Non‑personal specific financial interest

No further action required

Peymane Adab

Occasional media (radio, TV, newspaper) related comments on above funded trials (including comments on extent of childhood obesity, why it is a problem, and what the trial is about)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

No further action required

Nick Cavill

Own company works for multiple clients promoting physical activity and also sells pedometers

Personal, specific financial interest

Withdrew from any discussion on pedometers

Louisa Ells

Employee, The Health and Social Care Institute at Teesside University – Institute has received grants from NICE in the past and would consider tendering for NICE funding should a suitable call arise in the future

Non‑personal non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Louisa Ells

Specialist Advisor, Public Health England Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence Team

Personal non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Louisa Ells

Co-applicant on NPRI grant titled 'How can we help parents recognise unhealthy body weight in children'

Non personal specific financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Employee, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust – provider of obesity services

Personal non-specific financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Consultancy (within past 2 years) to pharmaceutical industry on anti-obesity and diabetes medications (Vivus Inc – Qsymia; Novo Nordisk – liraglutide; Arena – Belviq; Janssen Cilag – canaglifozin)

Personal non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Speakers fees (within past 2 years) from Novo Nordisk

Personal non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Shareholder, Counterweight plc (current value £0)

Personal non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Symposium organiser and speaker at numerous national and international meetings supported by sponsors from commercial sector

Personal non‑specific non‑financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Chair, International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO) Education and Management Task Force

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Chair, Experts in Severe and Complex Obesity (registered charity)

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Medical Adviser, Weight Concern (registered charity)

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Nick Finer

Medical Adviser, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK (Registered charity)

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Salary from Medical Research Council (ended September 2013)

Personal non‑specific pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Member of Tanita Ltd Medical Advisory Board

Personal non‑specific pecuniary interest

Susan stepped down as chair during discussion of draft recommendations on monitoring weight gain

Susan Jebb

Writing and lecture fees from Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness magazine (ended December 2013)

Personal non‑specific pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Supervision fees from University of Cambridge (ended summer 2013)

Personal non‑specific pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Science Adviser on Obesity, Department of Health (ended April 2013)

Non‑personal pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Chair, Public Health Responsibility Deal Food Network

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Trustee, Association for the Study of Obesity (ended September 2013)

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Member, European and International Associations for the Study of Obesity

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

No further action required

Susan Jebb

Member, UK Health Forum

Personal non‑pecuniary interest

No further action required

Mireia Jofre Bonet

None

N/A

No further action required

Alison Lloyd

Trustee, Manchester Action on Street Health

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Received a one‑off honorarium from Merck Serono for presenting weight‑related research at a nurse educational meeting (February 2014)

Personal, non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Employee, Weight Concern (registered charity) (until April 2014)

Personal, non‑specific, financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Consultancy work for Weight Concern (registered charity)

Personal, non‑specific, financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Consultant, Weight Concern –charity, could benefit financially as a consequence of the commissioning of weight-management services

Non‑personal, specific financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Employee, Queen's University, Belfast – university receives funding from Safe-Food

Non‑personal, non‑specific, financial interest

No further action required

Laura McGowan

Regularly involved in publishing articles on obesity and contributing to media enquiries on the subject of weight and eating habits broadly, in relation to the work of Weight Concern and the Health Behaviour Research Centre at University College London

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Bimpe Oki

None

N/A

No further action required

Chris Packham

Practicing GP Associate, St Lukes Surgery, Nottingham

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

GP and Section 12 MHA approved doctor, Nottingham Emergency Medical Services

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

Associate Medical Director and Consultant Public Health Physician, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

UK Chair of Examiners (final professional examination), Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians.

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

Honorary Professor of Public Health Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nottingham

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

Partner is the Named Nurse for Child Safeguarding, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Chris Packham

Clinical Commissioning Champion, Centre for Commissioning, Royal College of General Practitioners

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Toby Prevost

Wife owned shares in AstraZeneca (until March 2014)

Personal, non‑specific, financial interest

No further action required

Toby Prevost

Co-investigator on health research grants, principally from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Non‑personal, non‑specific financial interest

No further action required

Joyce Rothschild

Husband is a governor at the Heart of England Foundation Trust

Personal, non‑specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Sarah West-Sadler

Employee, Consensus Action on Salt and Health (August 2013 to March 2014) providing data for their 'food switch' app

Non‑personal, specific financial interest

No further action required

Sarah West-Sadler

MSc student in Nutritional Therapy at Worcester. Sees clients as part of her assessments. No funding received for this. Part of the assessment includes providing advice on weight management

Personal, specific, non‑financial interest

No further action required

Amanda Sowden

None

N/A

No further action required

Lucy Yardley

Co-investigator on proposal submitted to the HTA for trial of an exercise referral scheme

Non‑personal, specific, financial interest

No further action required

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