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

Dr Sarah Byford Reader in Health Economics, Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London

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

Dr Richard Fordham Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of East Anglia; Director, NHS Health Economics Support Programme (HESP)

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

Dr Ann Hoskins Director, Children, Young People and Maternity, NHS North West

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

Dr Matt Kearney General Practitioner, Castlefields, Runcorn and Primary Care Adviser, Department of Health

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 John Macleod Professor in Clinical Epidemiology and Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol; Honorary Clinical Consultant in Primary Care, NHS Bristol; GP, Hartcliffe Health Centre, Bristol

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 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 Kamran Siddiqi Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Public Health, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and NHS Leeds

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 in Medical Statistics, University of Sheffield

Dr Dagmar Zeuner Director of Public Health, NHS Richmond and London Borough of Richmond

Expert co‑optees to PHIAC:

Sara Hiom Director of Health Information, Cancer Research UK

Lynne Eagle Professor, University West England

Julia Verne Deputy Regional Director of Public Health and Director, South West Public Health Observatory

Nicola Bowtell Senior Analyst, South West Public Health Observatory

Ed Yong Head of Health Information, Cancer Research UK

NICE project team

Mike Kelly Centre for Public Health Excellence Director

Antony Morgan Associate Director

Lorraine Taylor Lead Analyst

Dylan Jones Analyst

Clare Wohlgemuth Analyst

James Jagroo Analyst

Bhash Naidoo Technical Adviser Health Economics

Lesley Owen Technical Adviser Health Economics

Sarah Dunsdon Project Manager

Emma Doohan Project Manager

Palida Teelucknavan Coordinator

Sue Jelley Senior Editor

Alison Lake Editor

External contractors

Evidence reviews

Review 1: 'Providing public information to prevent skin cancer' was carried out by West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration (WMHTAC), University of Birmingham. The principal authors were: Kinga Malottki, Dechao Wang, Lazaros Andronis, Pelham Barton, Anne Fry‑Smith, Wendy Greenheld and David Moore.

Review 2: 'Synthesis of the West Midland health technology assessment collaboration reports: providing public health information to prevent skin cancer: review of effectiveness and cost effectiveness (dated February 2009) and addendum (dated May 2009) – including before and after studies' was carried out by the University of the West England. The principal author was Lynne Eagle.

Review 3: 'Providing public information to prevent skin cancer: barriers to and facilitators to conveying information to prevent the first occurrence of skin cancer: a systematic review of qualitative literature' was carried out by Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG), Universities of Exeter and Plymouth. The principal authors were: Ruth Garside, Mark Pearson, Tiffany Moxham and Rob Anderson. 

Review 4: 'Sun protection resources and environmental changes to prevent skin cancer: a systematic review' was carried out by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. The principal authors were: Catriona McDaid, Fiona Paton, Kath Wright, Steve Rice, Emma Maund and Amanda Sowden.

Review 5: 'Sun protection resources and changes to the environment to prevent skin cancer: qualitative evidence review' was carried out by Matrix. The principal authors were: Theo Lorenc, Farah Jamal and Chris Cooper.

Economic analysis

Report 1: 'Providing public health information to prevent skin cancer: modelling strategies for primary prevention of skin cancer' was carried out by WMHTAC, University of Birmingham. The principal authors were: Pelham Barton, Lazaros Andronis, Kinga Malottki and David Moore.

Report 2: 'Economic analysis to inform the development of NICE public health intervention guidance on information, sun protection resources and physical changes to the environment to prevent skin cancer (phase 2)' was carried out by Matrix. The principal authors were: Kevin Marsh, Evelina Bertranou and Meena Venkatachalam.

Expert papers

Expert paper 1: 'A summary of key messages to be included in public information resources for the primary prevention of skin cancer' was carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists.

Expert paper 2: 'Summary of current policy drivers and national practice overview' was carried out by South West Public Health Observatory. The principal authors were: Nicola Bowtell and Julia Verne.

Expert paper 3: 'National campaigns (UK and worldwide)' was carried out by the University of the West of England and Cancer Research UK. The principal authors were: Lynne Eagle, Simon Jones, Gillian Kemp and Sara Hiom (the University of the West of England); and Sara Hiom, Lisa Naumann and Caroline Cerny (Cancer Research UK).

Expert paper 4: 'Vitamin D' was carried out by Cancer Research UK. The principal author was Ed Yong.

Expert paper 5: 'Physical activity and the school environment' was carried out by the South West Public Health Observatory. The principal authors were: Nicola Bowtell and Julia Verne.

Expert paper 6: 'Outdoor workers and sports participants – sun protection challenges' was carried out by the University of the West of England and the South West Public Health Observatory. The principal authors were: Simon Jones, Lynne Eagle and Gillian Kemp (the University of the West of England); and Julia Verne and Rebecca Hughes (South West Public Health Observatory).

Expert paper 7: 'The impact of role models on sun protection behaviours' was carried out by the University of the West of England and the South West Public Health Observatory. The principal authors were: Lynne Eagle, Gillian Kemp and Simon Jones (University of the West of England); and Julia Verne (South West Public Health Observatory).

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