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 Public Health Consultant

Ms Amanda Hoey Director, Consumer Health Consulting Limited

Mr Alasdair J Hogarth Educational Consultant and recently retired Head Teacher

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 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

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

Dr Stephen Walters Reader in Medical Statistics, University of Sheffield

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

Expert co-optees to PHIAC:

Carolyn Cripps OBE Member, London Home and Water Safety Council; Consultant and Trainer, burns prevention and home safety; Member, Institute of Home Safety; Consultant, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents; Trainer, 'Safe at home' scheme

Lisa Irving Public Health Nurse (accident prevention), Northumberland Care NHS Trust

Rob Taylor Station Manager, Community Fire Safety, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

Heather Ward Chair, NICE Programme Development Group for 'Strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among under-15s.'; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Transport Studies, University College, London

NICE project team

Mike Kelly CPHE Director

Simon Ellis Associate Director

James Jagroo Lead Analyst

Hilary Chatterton Analyst

Lesley Owen Technical Adviser (Health Economics)

Sue Jelley Senior Editor

Alison Lake Editor

External contractors

Reviewers: evidence reviews

Review 1: 'Preventing unintentional injuries among under-15s in the home. Systematic reviews of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home safety equipment and risk assessment schemes' was carried out by Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG). The principal authors were: Mark Pearson, Ruth Garside, Tiffany Moxham and Rob Anderson.

Review 2: 'Barriers to, and facilitators of the prevention of unintentional injury in children in the home: a systematic review of qualitative research' was carried out by PenTAG. The principal authors were: Janet Smithson and Tiffany Moxham.

Reviewers: cost-effectiveness modelling

'Preventing unintentional injuries among under-15s in the home. Report 3: cost-effectiveness modelling of home-based interventions aimed at reducing unintentional injuries in children' was carried out by PenTAG. The principal authors were: Martin Pitt, Rob Anderson and Tiffany Moxham.


The fieldwork 'Preventing unintentional injuries in the home among under-15s: providing safety equipment and home-risk assessments: fieldwork report' was carried out by GHK and Noble Denton.

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