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National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK). Nutrition Support for Adults: Oral Nutrition Support, Enteral Tube Feeding and Parenteral Nutrition. London: National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK); 2006 Feb. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 32.)

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Nutrition Support for Adults: Oral Nutrition Support, Enteral Tube Feeding and Parenteral Nutrition.

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Guideline Development Group membership and acknowledgments

Guideline Development Group

Dr Mike Stroud (Chair)Institute of Human Nutrition, Southampton General Hospital; British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)
Ms Christine BaldwinDietitian, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Imperial College, London; British Dietetic Association (BDA)
Mrs Vicky BradnamChief Pharmacist, Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust, Bromley. Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Mrs Andrea CartwrightSenior Nutrition Nurse Specialist, Basildon University Hospital; National Nurses Nutrition Group (NNNG)
Miss Gwen ColemanManager, Food for Thought, Patient representative for Alzheimer’s Society
Mrs Linda DitchburnCommunity Nutrition Nurse Specialist, Fernbank Medical Centre, Birmingham; National Nurses Nutrition Group (NNNG)
Professor Marinos EliaProfessor of Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism, Institute of Human Nutrition, Southampton General Hospital; Royal College of Physicians/Malnutrition Action Group (BAPEN)
Professor Richard GriffithsProfessor of Medicine (Intensive Care), Division of Metabolic and Cellular Medicine, School of Clinical Science, University of Liverpool, and the Intensive Care Society (UK)
Ms Judith JacksonPrincipal Speech and Language Therapist, Islington PCT based at Whittington Hospital; Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Advisor in dysphagia
Professor Paul LittleProfessor of Primary Care Research, University of Southampton; Royal College of General Practitioners
Mr Bruce McElroyAssociate Director of Pharmacy, University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust, Birmingham, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain,
Dr Jeremy NightingaleConsultant Gastroenterologist, Digestive Disease Centre, Leicester Royal Infirmary; British Society of Gastroenterology
Miss Joanna PrickettChief Dietitian, Department Nutrition and Dietetics, North Bristol NHS Trust, British Dietetic Association
Professor Alan ShenkinProfessor of Clinical Chemistry and Hon Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Liverpool; Intercollegiate Group for Nutrition
Mrs Carolyn WheatleyChairman, Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy (PINNT); Patient Representative for PINNT

NCC-AC staff on the Guideline Development Group

Ms Susan MurrayProject Manager
Ms Louise ThomasResearch Associate/Assistant Project Manager
Dr Funsho AkinluyiResearch Associate
Ms Rifna AktarResearch Associate
Ms Leticia BarcenaResearch Associate
Dr John BrowneAdvisor on methodological issues
Mr Peter B KatzInformation Specialist
Ms Veena Mazarello PaesResearch Associate
Ms Guldem OkemHealth Economist
Dr Arash RashidianAdvisor on methodological issues
Mr Carlos SharpinInformation Specialist and Reviewer
Ms Rachel SouthonInformation Specialist
Mr David WonderlingHealth Economist


  • The development of this guideline was greatly assisted by the following people:
    From the NCC-AC: Jennifer Wood, Jacqueline Rainsbury, Sally Williams, Jennifer Hill, Sophie Capo-Bianco
  • Annette Kelly, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (ENT) – The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital London; Paula Leslie – Dysphagia Research Speech and Language Therapist, North Tees & Hartlepool PCT and Course Director MSc Speech & Swallowing Research, University of Newcastle and Heulwen Sheldrick Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University and Senior Speech and Language Therapist, Halton Primary Care Trust
  • Karen Harris- St Jean, Patient Representative for Samantha Dickson Research Trust ‡
  • Barry Jones, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dudley Hospital

Conflict of Interests

The Guideline Development Group was asked to declare any possible conflict of interest and none that could interfere with their work on the guideline were declared. All documentation is held by the National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care.

Guideline Review Panel

The Guideline Review Panel is an independent panel that oversees the development of the guideline and takes responsibility for monitoring its quality. The members of the Guideline Review Panel were as follows.

Mr Peter Robb (Chair)Consultant ENT Surgeon, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and the Royal Surrey County NHS Trusts
Mrs Joyce StruthersPatient Representative, Bedford
Dr Peter Duncan (Deputy Chair)Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Preston Hospital
Mr Mike BaldwinHead of Health Technology Appraisals, Sanofi-Aventis
Mrs Anne WilliamsDeputy Director of Clinical Governance, Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust, Northamptonshire
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