NICE clinical guidelines
Issued: December 2006 (last modified: November 2014)

Obesity: Guidance on the prevention of overweight and obesity in adults and children

This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at

Appendix B: The Guideline Review Panel

The Guideline Review Panel is an independent panel that oversees the development of the guideline and takes responsibility for monitoring adherence to NICE guideline development processes. In particular, the panel ensures that stakeholder comments have been adequately considered and responded to. The Panel includes members from the following perspectives: primary care, secondary care, lay, public health and industry.

Professor Mike Drummond (Chair)
Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Dr Ann Hoskins
Deputy Regional Director of Public Health, NHS North West

Dr Matt Kearney
GP Public Health Practitioner, Knowsley PCT, and General Practitioner, Castlefields, Runcorn

Professor Ruth Hall
Regional Director, Health Protection Agency South West

Dr John Harley
Clinical Governance and Prescribing Lead, North Tees PCT

Mr Barry Stables
Patient/Lay Representative

Dr Robert Walker
General Practitioner, West Cumbria