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

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 CB Public Health Physician; Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England.

Ms Amanda Hoey Director, Consumer Health Consulting Limited

Mr Alasdair J Hogarth Head Teacher, Archbishops School, Canterbury

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 Member, Registered Tutor, 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

Dr David Sloan Retired Director of Public Health

Professor Stephanie Taylor Professor of Public Health and Primary Care, 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:

Doris Gaga Smoking Cessation Counsellor, Southwark Stop Smoking Services for Pregnant Women/Parents

Susie Hill Health Campaign Manager, Tommy's (the baby charity)

Richard Windsor Professor of Public Health, George Washington University Medical Centre

NICE project team

Mike Kelly CPHE Director

Antony Morgan Associate Director

Lesley Owen Lead Analyst and Technical Adviser (Health Economics)

Dylan Jones Analyst

Karen Peploe Analyst

Emma Doohan Project manager

Palida Teelucknavan Coordinator

Sue Jelley Senior Editor

Alison Lake Editor

External contractors

Evidence reviews

Review 1: 'Which interventions are effective and cost effective in encouraging the establishment of smokefree homes?' was carried out by the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield. The principal authors were: Susan Baxter, Lindsay Blank, Louise Guillaume, Josie Messina, Emma Everson-Hock and Julia Burrows.

Review 2: 'Factors aiding delivery of effective interventions' was carried out by ScHARR, University of Sheffield. The principal authors were: Susan Baxter, Lindsay Blank, Louise Guillaume, Josie Messina, Emma Everson-Hock and Julia Burrows.

Review 3: 'The health consequences of pregnant women cutting down as opposed to quitting' was carried out by ScHARR, University of Sheffield. The principal authors were: Susan Baxter, Lindsay Blank, Louise Guillaume, Josie Messina, Emma Everson-Hock and Julia Burrows.

Cost effectiveness

'The economic analysis of interventions for smoking cessation aimed at pregnant women' was carried out by the York Health Economics Consortium, University of York. The principal author was Matthew Taylor.

Fieldwork

The fieldwork 'Consultation on NICE draft recommendations on quitting smoking in pregnancy and after childbirth: Report to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence' was carried out by Greenstreet Berman Ltd.

Expert reports

Expert report 1: 'The effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy: a briefing paper' was carried out by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies. The principal authors were: Linda Bauld and Tim Coleman.

Expert report 2: 'Interventions to improve partner support and partner cessation during pregnancy' was carried out by the Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, British Columbia. The principal authors were: Natalie Hemsing, Renee O'Leary, Katharine Chan, Chizimuzo Okoli and Lorraine Greaves.

Expert report 3: 'Rapid review of interventions to prevent relapse in pregnant ex-smokers' was carried out by Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London. The principal authors were: Katie Myers, Oliver West and Peter Hajek.

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