Commissioning guides
Published 01 October 2011

Services for people with chronic heart failure

This is an extract from the commissioning guide. The complete commissioning guide is available at www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cmg39

8 Topic Advisory Group: services for people with chronic heart failure

A topic-specific advisory group was established to review and advise on the content of the guide for commissioners. This group met once, with additional interaction taking place via email.

Sarah Baker
GP and Accountable Officer, Warrington Health Consortium

Samantha Breen
Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Martin Cowie
Professor of Cardiology, Imperial College London, and member of Topic Expert Group for the Quality Standard for chronic heart failure

Patrick Doherty
Chair of Rehabilitation, York St John University and National Clinical Lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation (NHS Improvement)

Ahmet Fuat
GP with Special Interest in Cardiology, County Durham NHS Foundation Trust

Jane Gilmour
Heart Failure Specialist Nurse, Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust and member of Topic Expert Group for the Quality Standard for chronic heart failure

Candy Jeffries
Interim Director of Beds and Herts Heart and Stroke Network and Associate, NHS Improvement

Anita Hayes
Deputy Director, National End of Life Care Programme

Kay Mackay
Director, Enhancing Quality, Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Hugh McIntyre
Consultant Geriatrician, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and Chair of Topic Expert Group for the Quality Standard for chronic heart failure

Tony Roberts
Clinical effectiveness Specialist Advisor, South Tees NHS Trust

Nigel Rowell
GP with Special Interest in Heart Failure, NHS Middlesbrough

Sally Singh
Director of Rehabilitation, Coventry University and Head of Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

John Soady
Public Health Principal, NHS Sheffield and member of Topic Expert Group for the Quality Standard for chronic heart failure

Helen Tomkys
Heart Services Team Leader, Vascular Programme, Department of Health

Acknowledgements

Thank you to the following for their contribution to this guide

Sheelagh Machin
Director, NHS Improvement: Heart

Jacquie White
National Coach, QIPP - LTC Workstream, Department of Health