Guideline Development Group membership and acknowledgements

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Guideline Development Group

GDG members

National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (NCC-WCH) staff


Additional support was received from Phil Alderson, Anna Burt, Martin Dougherty, Chia-Wen Lee, Sue Lee, Neil McIntosh, Wendy Riches and Marie Westwood, and other colleagues at the National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health. We also thank the Patient and Public Involvement Programme (PPIP) of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) whose glossary was adapted for use in this guideline.

Stakeholder organisations

Action for Sick Children

Acute Care Collaborating Centre

Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust

Airedale General Hospital – Acute Trust

Anglesey Local Health Board

Association for Continence Advice

Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

Association of Medical Microbiologists

Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Association of the British Pharmaceuticals Industry (ABPI)

Bard Limited

Barnet PCT

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Barnsley PCT

Barts and the London NHS Trust – London

Bayer Healthcare plc

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

British Association for Accident and Emergency Medicine

British Association for Paediatric Nephrology

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

British National Formulary (BNF)

British Nuclear Medicine Society

British Psychological Society

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

British Society of Paediatric Radiology

British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG)

Calderdale and Huddersfield Acute Trust

CASPE Research

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Chronic Conditions Collaborating Centre


Coloplast Limited

Commission for Social Care Inspection

Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH)

Connecting for Health

Conwy & Denbighshire Acute Trust

Co-operative Pharmacy Association

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly PCT

Craven Harrogate and Rural District PCT

Croydon PCT

David Lewis Centre

Department of Health

East & North Herts PCT & West Herts PCT

East Cambridgeshire and Fenland PCT

Eastbourne Downs PCT

Faculty of Public Health

Gloucestershire Acute Trust

Good Hope Hospitals NHS Trust

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust

Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust

Health Protection Agency

Healthcare Commission

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust

Hospital Infection Society

Infection Control Nurses Association of the British Isles

Institute of Biomedical Science

King’s College Acute Trust

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Liverpool PCT

Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Medway NHS Trust

Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust

Milton Keynes PCT

National Collaborating Centre for Cancer (NCC-C)

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH)

National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care (NCC-NSC)

National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (NCC-PC)

National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (NCC-WCH)

National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment (NCCHTA)

National Kidney Federation (NKF)

National Kidney Research Fund

National Patient Safety Agency

National Public Health Service – Wales

Neonatal & Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG)

Newcastle PCT

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Direct

NHS Pathways

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland

NICE – Guidelines HE for info

NICE – Implementation Consultant – Region East

NICE – Implementation Consultant – Region London/SE

NICE – Implementation Consultant – Region NW & NE

NICE – Implementation Consultant – Region SW

NICE – Implementation Consultant – Region West Midlands

NICE – Implementation Co-ordination for info

NICE – R&D for info

NICE – Technical Appraisals (Interventional Procedures) for info

North Tyneside PCT

Northwest London Hospitals NHS Trust

Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospitals NHS Trust

Nottingham City Hospital

Patient and Public Involvement Programme (PPIP) for NICE

PERIGON Healthcare Ltd

Powys Local Health Board

Primary Care Pharmacists’ Association

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


PromoCon (Disabled Living)

Q-Med (UK) Ltd

Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust (Woolwich)

Regional Public Health Group – London

Rotherham Primary Care Trust

Royal Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal College of Radiologists

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital

Royal Society of Medicine

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

Royal West Sussex Trust

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Scottish Paediatric Renal Urology Network

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Trust

Sheffield PCT

Society and College of Radiographers

South & Central Huddersfield PCTs

South Birmingham PCT

South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS Trust

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR)

St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight Healthcare NHS Trust

Staffordshire Ambulance HQ

Staffordshire Moorlands PCT

Steering Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

Stockport PCT

Survivors Trust

Tameside and Glossop Acute Trust

UK Clinical Pharmacy Association

UK Specialised Services Public Health Network

University College London Hospitals (UCLH) Acute Trust

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust

Welsh Assembly Government

Welsh Scientific Advisory Committee (WSAC)

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Wyre Forest PCT

York NHS Trust