Members of Independent Advisory Groups for CORP announced

25 January 2012

The Independent Advisory Group (IAG) members have now been appointed to the four Clinical Outcome Review Programmes.

There was an excellent response to the call for nominations to the groups with 153 nominations received for a total of 31 places. 

The following clinicians for the four programmes will join representatives of the funding bodies from the Department of Health England (DH), NHSSPS Northern Ireland, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales:

  • Medical and Surgical Programme
  • Gemma Ellis - Consultant Nurse, Adult Critical Care Services, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
  • Dr Jenny Gordon - Programme Director, Quality and Standards Unit, RCN      
  • Clare Marx - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust            
  • Dr Linda Patterson - Consultant Physician in General and Geriatric Medicine, East Lancashire PCT
  • Dr Kevin Stewart - Director of Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, RCP (Chair)        
  • Professor Roger Taylor - Professor of Clinical Oncology, Swansea University & S. Wales Cancer Centre
  • David Tolley - Urological Consultant, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
  • Dr Ian Woods - Consultant Anaesthetist, York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Karen Gully, Health Dept. of the Welsh Government
  • Dr Heather Livingston, Health Dept. of Northern Ireland Executive
  • Professor Keith Willett, DH
  • Mental Health Programme
  • Dr Richard Bunn - Consultant Psychiatrist, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
  • Dr Jonathan Campion - Consultant Psychiatrist, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust
  • Professor Mick Dennis - Reader and Honary Consultant in Liasion Psychiatry for Older People, Swansea University & ABM University Health Board
  • Dr Nicholas Koksy - Associate Medical Director, Dorset Healthcare Foundation University NHS Trust
  • Dr John Morgan - Consultant Psychiatrist, Leeds Hospital NHS Trust/St Georges, University of London
  • Dr Sian Rees - Clinical Advisor, Evidence and Practice Directorate, NICE
  • Dr Ben Thomas - Professional Advisor for Mental Health & Learning Disability Nursing, DH (Chair)
  • Dr Moira Connolly, Health Dept. of the Scottish Government
  • Dr Hugh Griffiths, DH
  • Dr Ian McMaster, Health Dept. of Northern Ireland Executive
  • Dr Sarah Watkins, Health Dept. of the Welsh Government
  • Child Health Programme
  • Professor Dick Churchill - Academic General Practitioner, University of Nottingham
  • Professor Stuart Logan - Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology/Director of NIHR Collaboration in Leadership for Health Research & Care, SW Pennisula (Chair)
  • Dr Calum MacLeod - Consultant Paediatrician, Antrim Area Hospital
  • Dr Marian Malone - Consultant Paediatric Pathologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children
  • Dr Neil Morton - Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia & Pain Mgt/Reader in Paediatric Anaesthesia & Pain Mgt, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow/University of Glasgow
  • Dr Margaret Murphy - Child and Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist, Cambridge
  • Maggie Rogers - Snr Strategic Advisor (Health Visiting, Family Nurse Partnership & Children's Services), NHS London SHA
  • Dr Catherine Calderwood, Health Dept. of the Scottish Government
  • Dr Heather Livingston, Health Dept. of Northern Ireland Executive
  • Dr Heather Payne, Health Dept. of the Welsh Government
  • Dr Ted Wozniack, DH
  • Maternal, Infant and Perinatal Programme 
  • Dr Janice Allister - GP, Peterborough
  • Dr David Bogod, Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust/President of the Obstetric Anaesthetists Association
  • Dr Roch Cantwell - Consultant in Perinatal Psychiatry, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
  • Professor Richard Cooke - Professor of Neonatal Medicine, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Phillip Cox - Consultant Perinatal Pathologist, Birmingham Women's Hospital
  • Professor Helen Dolk - Professor of Epidemiology and Health Services/Director of the Centre for Maternal, Fetal and Infant Research/Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for the Epidemiology Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies, University of Ulster
  • Dr Bryan Gill, Consultant Neonatologist, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds/President of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine
  • Professor David James - Clinical Co-director of National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health, London
  • Mervi Jokinen - Practice & Standards Development Advisor, RCM               
  • Dr Eddie Morris - Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • Dr Jason Waugh - Consultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine/Lead for Obstetric Medicine/President of the Macdonald UK Obstetric Medicine Society, Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr David Williams - Consultant Obstetric Physician at The Institute for Women's Health/Hon Snr Lecturer in Maternal Medicine, University College London
  • Dr Catherine Calderwood, Health Dept. of the Scottish Government (Chair)
  • Polly Ferguson, Health Dept. of the Welsh Government
  • Dr Jim Livingstone, Health Dept. of Northern Ireland Executive
  • Heather Mellows, DH

Advisory Group members were nominated by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Midwifery, the offices of the Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Medical Officer for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales as well as the Health Departments of the four nations. Selection was overseen by the Medical Director for England and Chief Medical Officers for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

As the commissioner for these programmes on behalf of the funding bodies, HQIP will be guided by each Independent Advisory Group on topic selection for each programme as well as progress and programme outputs.

Full biographies for IAG members will be published on the CORP pages in due course >>


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