NICE public health guidance
Issued: June 2010
PH24

Alcohol-use disorders: preventing harmful drinking

This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at guidance.nice.org.uk/ph24

Appendix A: Membership of the Programme Development Group (PDG), the NICE project team and external contractors

The Programme Development Group

PDG membership is multidisciplinary, comprising public health practitioners, clinicians (both specialists and generalists), local authority officers, teachers, social care professionals, representatives of the public, patients, carers, academics and technical experts as follows.

Jane Benanti Consultant for substance misuse, Sandwell Mental Health NHS and Social Care Trust, West Bromwich

John Dervan Retired Chief Executive, Alcohol Treatment Agency

Paul Edmondson-Jones Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Portsmouth City

Vivienne Evans Chief Executive, Adfam

Jayne Gosnall Treasurer, Salford Drug and Alcohol Forum

Nick Heather Emeritus Professor of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, Northumbria University

Sauid Ishaq Gastroenterologist, Dudley PCT

Eileen Kaner (Chair) Professor of Public Health Research, Newcastle University

Anne Ludbrook Professor of Health Economics, University of Aberdeen

Paul McArdle Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust

Jim McCambridge Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Trevor McCarthy Independent Addictions Consultant and Trainer

Harshad Mistri Retired GP

Lynn Owens Nurse Consultant, Liverpool PCT

Chris Record Consultant Physician in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust

Don Shenker Chief Executive, Alcohol Concern

Patrick Smythe Licensing Inspector, West Midlands Police

Ian Treasure Alcohol Harm Reduction and Commissioning Manager andDeputy Director of Corporate Affairs and Partnerships, NHS Blackpool

Co-optees

Peter Anderson Consultant in Public Health

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPHE Director

Antony Morgan
Associate Director

Dylan Jones
Lead Analyst

James Jagroo
Analyst

Linda Sheppard
Analyst

Andrew Hoy
Analyst

Bhash Naidoo
Technical Adviser, Health Economics

Sue Jelley
Senior Editor

Alison Lake
Editor

External contractors

Effectiveness reviews

Review 1: 'Interventions on control of alcohol price, promotion and availability for prevention of alcohol-use disorders in adults and young people' was carried out by the University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). The principal authors were: Alan Brennan, Fiona Campbell, Jim Chilcott, Liddy Goyder, Louise Guillaume, Rachel Jackson, Maxine Johnson, Nick Latimer, Petra Meier, Josie Messina, Nick Payne, Robin Purshouse and Rachid Rafia.

Review 2: 'Screening and brief interventions for prevention and early identification of alcohol-use disorders in adults and young people'was carried out by the University of Sheffield (ScHARR). The principal authors were: Alan Brennan, Fiona Campbell, Jim Chilcott, Liddy Goyder, Louise Guillaume, Rachel Jackson, Maxine Johnson, Nick Latimer, Petra Meier, Josie Messina, Nick Payne, Robin Purshouse and Rachid Rafia.

Economic analysis

Review 3: 'Prevention and early identification of alcohol-use disorders in adults and young people. Macro-level interventions for alcohol-use disorders: cost-effectiveness review'. This was carried out by the University of Sheffield (ScHARR). The principal author was Nick Latimer.

Review 4: 'Prevention and early identification of alcohol-use disorders in adults and young people. Screening and brief interventions: cost effectiveness review'. This was carried out by the University of Sheffield (ScHARR). The principal authors were: Louise Guillaume and Nick Latimer.

'Modelling to assess the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of public health-related strategies and interventions to reduce alcohol attributable harm in England using the Sheffield alcohol policy model version 2.0'. This was carried out by the University of Sheffield (ScHARR). The principal authors were: Alan Brennan, Rachel Jackson, Petra Meier, Yang Meng, Robin Purshouse, Rachid Rafia and Karl Taylor.

Fieldwork

The fieldwork 'Alcohol-use disorders: preventing the development of hazardous or harmful drinking' was carried out by Liverpool John Moores University.