Appendix A: Membership of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), the NICE project team and external contractors

Appendix A: Membership of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), the NICE project team and external contractors

Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC)

NICE has set up a standing committee, the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), which reviews the evidence and develops recommendations on public health interventions. Membership of PHIAC is multidisciplinary, comprising public health practitioners, clinicians (both specialists and generalists), local authority employees, representatives of the public, patients and/or carers, academics and technical experts as follows.

Professor Sue Atkinson CBE
Independent Consultant and Visiting Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

Mr John F Barker
Children's and Adults' Services Senior Associate, Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnership

Professor Michael Bury
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of London. Honorary Professor of Sociology, University of Kent

Professor Simon Capewell
Chair of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Liverpool

Professor K K Cheng
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Birmingham

Ms Jo Cooke
Director, Trent Research and Development Support Unit, School for Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield

Dr Richard Cookson
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York

Mr Philip Cutler
Forums Support Manager, Bradford Alliance on Community Care

Professor Brian Ferguson
Director, Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory

Professor Ruth Hall
Regional Director, Health Protection Agency, South West

Ms Amanda Hoey
Director, Consumer Health Consulting Limited

Mr Alasdair J Hogarth
Head Teacher, Archbishops School, Canterbury

Mr Andrew Hopkin
Assistant Director, Local Environment, Derby City Council

Dr Ann Hoskins
Deputy Regional Director of Public Health/Medical Director, NHS North West

Ms Muriel James
Secretary, Northampton Healthy Communities Collaborative and the King Edward Road Surgery Patient Participation Group

Dr Matt Kearney
General Practitioner, Castlefields, Runcorn. GP Public Health Practitioner, Knowsley

Ms Valerie King
Designated Nurse for Looked After Children, Northampton PCT, Daventry and South Northants PCT and Northampton General Hospital. Public Health Skills Development Nurse, Northampton PCT

CHAIR Professor Catherine Law
Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, University College London Institute of Child Health

Ms Sharon McAteer
Public Health Development Manager, Halton and St Helens PCT

Mr David McDaid
Research Fellow, Department of Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science

Professor Klim McPherson
Visiting Professor of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford

Professor Susan Michie
Professor of Health Psychology, BPS Centre for Outcomes Research & Effectiveness, University College London

Dr Mike Owen
General Practitioner, William Budd Health Centre, Bristol

Ms Jane Putsey
Lay Representative. Tutor and Registered Breastfeeding Supporter, The Breastfeeding Network

Dr Mike Rayner
Director, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford

Mr Dale Robinson
Chief Environmental Health Officer, South Cambridgeshire District Council

Ms Joyce Rothschild
School Improvement Adviser, Solihull Local Authority

Dr Tracey Sach
Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of East Anglia

Professor Mark Sculpher
Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Economics (CHE), University of York

Dr David Sloan
Retired Director of Public Health

Dr Dagmar Zeuner
Joint Director of Public Health, Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

Expert testimony to PHIAC:

Geoff de Burca
Strategy Director,Naked Communications

Gino Perigo
Programme Manager, D-MYST, Liverpool PCT

Anne Schulthess
Youth Service Manager, QUIT

Emily Carr
Young Person's Stop Smoking Adviser, Islington PCT

Jane MacGregor
Freelance Consultant, Trading Standards Professional and member of the Trading Standards Institute.

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPHE Director

Simon Ellis
Associate Director

Lesley Owen
Lead Analyst

Dylan Jones

Patti White

Alastair Fischer
Technical Adviser (Health Economics).

External contractors

External reviewers: review of effectiveness

'Interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking in children and young people' was carried out by the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health. The principal authors were: Lindsay Richard, Patrice Allen, Lucy McCullough, Linda Bauld*, Sunaina Assanand, Lorraine Greaves, Amanda Amos*, Natalie Hemsing, Karin Humphries (*UK consultants).

External reviewers: focus group research

'The prevention of uptake of smoking by children and young people, with reference to the areas of mass media and the sale of tobacco products: findings from a multi-method primary research study' was carried out by Liverpool John Moore's University Centre for Public Health. The principal authors were: Kerry Woolfall, Dr Lorna Porcellato, Katrina Stredder, Dr Michelle Wareing, Amanda Atkinson, Claire Lushey, Jim McVeigh, Dr Harry Sumnall.

External reviewers: economic analysis

'A review of the cost-effectiveness of interventions (specifically point-of-sales measures and mass media) to prevent the uptake of smoking in young people under 18 years old' was carried out by LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science. 'Cost-effectiveness of a mass media campaign and a point-of-sale intervention to prevent the uptake of smoking in children and young people: economic modelling report' was also carried out by LSE. The principal authors of both reports were: Maria Raiko and Alastair McGuire.


The fieldwork report 'NICE CPHE public health intervention guidance recommendations on measures to prevent the uptake of smoking by children and young people' was carried out by Dr Foster Intelligence Limited. The authors were: Nigel Jackson and Elaine Johnson.