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

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 officers, teachers, social care professionals, 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 Associate Foundation Stage Regional Adviser for the Parents as Partners in Early Learning Project, DfES National Strategies

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

Professor K K Cheng Professor of Epidemiology, University of Birmingham

Ms Joanne Cooke Programme Manager, Collaboration and Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for South Yorkshire

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

Ms Lesley Michele de Meza Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Consultant, Trainer and Writer

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 Director, Children, Young People and Maternity, 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 PCT

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, UCL Institute of Child Health

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

Mr Bren McInerney Community Member

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

Dr Stephen Morris Professor of Health Economics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

Dr Adam Oliver RCUK Senior Academic Fellow, Health Economics and Policy, London School of Economics

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

Dr Toby Prevost Reader in Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, King's College London

Ms Jane Putsey Lay Representative, Chair of Trustees of 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 Children's Services Improvement Adviser, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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

Professor Mark Sculpher Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Dr David Sloan Retired Director of Public Health

Dr Stephanie Taylor Reader, Applied Research, Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Stephen Walters Reader, Medical Statistics, University of Sheffield

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

Expert co-optees to PHIAC:

Dr Helen Bedford Senior Lecturer in Children's Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London

Dr David Elliman Consultant Community Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust and Haringey Teaching PCT

Professor Andrew Hall Chairman, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation

Dr Anthony Harnden Lecturer in General Practice, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford

Dr Mary Ramsay Consultant Epidemiologist, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections

Expert testimony to PHIAC:

Professor John Edmunds Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor David Salisbury Head of Immunisation, Department of Health

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPHE Director

Tricia Younger
Associate Director

Nichole Taske
Analyst

Kay Nolan
Analyst

Chris Carmona
Analyst

Patti White
Analyst

Alastair Fischer
Technical Adviser (Health Economics)

External contractors

Reviewers: effectiveness review

Review 1: 'Review of the evidence of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions to address differences in the uptake of immunisations (including targeted vaccines) in people younger than 19 years' was carried out by the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health. The principal authors were: Jane Tuckerman, Nina Balachander, Sharangini Rajesh, Ceri Oeppen, Anna Bancsi, Paul Jacklin, Jay Banerjee and Andrew Clegg.

Reviewers: economic analysis

Analysis 1: 'The impact of increasing vaccine coverage on the distribution of disease: measles in the UK' was carried out by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The principal authors were: John Edmunds and Albert Jan Van Hoek (Health Protection Agency).

Analysis 2: 'An exploration of the cost-effectiveness of interventions to reduce the difference in uptake of childhood immunisations in the UK using threshold analysis' was carried out by the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health. The principal author was Paul Jacklin.

Analysis 3: 'The estimated cost-effectiveness of vaccination in infants born to hepatitis B virus positive mothers' was carried out by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The principal authors were: John Edmunds and Mary Ramsay.

Fieldwork

The fieldwork report, 'Reducing differences in the uptake of immunisations (including targeted vaccines) in children and young people aged under 19 years' was carried out by Greenstreet Berman Ltd.

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