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, local authority officers, teachers, social care professionals, representatives of the public, 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

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

Professor 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

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-optee to PHIAC:

Professor Amanda Amos Professor of Health Promotion, Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Expert testimony to PHIAC:

Ehow Armah National Coordinator, Healthy Schools Programme, Department of Health

Lisa Gill Youth Project Manager, Roy Castle Lung Foundation

Noreen Graham Deputy Director, Pupil Food Health and Safety Unit,Department for Children, Schools and Families

Lucy Holdstock Tobacco Policy Manager, Department of Health

Judith MacMorran Senior Health Promotion Specialist, Newcastle Primary Care Trust, North East region

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPHE Director

Catherine Swann
Associate Director

Andrew Hoy
Analyst

Patti White
Analyst

Lesley Owen
Technical Adviser (Health Economics).

External contractors

External reviewers: effectiveness reviews

Review 1: 'School-based interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking among children and young people: effectiveness review' was carried out by the West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration (University of Birmingham). The principal authors were: Olalekan Uthman, Ismail Yahaya, Mary Pennant, Sue Bayliss, Paul Aveyard, Mark Jit, Pelham Barton, Catherine Meads and Yen-Fu Chen.

Review 2: 'Facilitators and barriers to the delivery of school-based interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking among children: a systematic review of qualitative research' was carried out by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (University of Bath). The principal authors were: Linda Bauld, Janet Brandling and Lorna Templeton.

External reviewers: economic analysis

The economic review: 'School-based interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking among children and young people: cost-effectiveness review' was carried out by the West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration (University of Birmingham). The principal authors were: Mark Jit, Pelham Barton, Olalekan Uthman, Sue Bayliss, Yen-Fu Chen and Catherine Meads.

The economic model: 'School-based interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking among children and young people: cost-effectiveness model' was prepared by: Mark Jit, Pelham Barton, Yen-Fu Chen, Olalekan Uthman, Paul Aveyard and Catherine Meads.

Fieldwork

The fieldwork 'School-based interventions to prevent uptake of smoking among children and young people' was carried out by GHK Research Ltd. An additional consultation, 'NICE guidance on school-based prevention of smoking in children: consultation with young people' was carried out by the National Youth Agency.

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