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National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK). Faecal Incontinence: The Management of Faecal Incontinence in Adults. London: National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK); 2007. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 49.)

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Guideline group membership and acknowledgements

Guideline development group

Professor Christine Norton (Chair)Professor of Gastrointestinal Nursing, Kings College, London, & Nurse Consultant, St Mark’s Hospital Harrow.
Professor James BarrettConsultant Physician, Wirral Hospital, & Professor of Healthcare of Older People, Liverpool John Moores University, British Geriatrics Society.
Mr David BartoloConsultant Colorectal Surgeon, Western General Hosptial, Edinburgh, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Ms Susan BennettTrusette/Director, Incontact.
Dr Anton EmmanuelConsultant Gastroenterologist & Senior Lecturer in Neurogastroenterology University College Hospital, London, Royal College of Physicians, British Society of Gastroentrology.
Mrs June GallagherClinical Development Nurse, Barchester Healthcare, Royal College of Nursing.
Miss Julie LangClinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, Clinical Effectiveness Forum for Allied Health Professionals.
Ms Marlene PowellCommunity-based Continence Advisor, St Martins Hospital, Bath, Association for Continence Advice.
Dr Judith WardleDirector, Continence Foundation, London.

NCC-AC staff on the Guideline Development Group

Ms Louise ThomasProject Manager
Dr John BrowneMethodology Advisor
Ms Clare JonesResearch Associate
Dr Saoussen FtouhProject Manager (from January 2007)
Mr Peter B KatzInformation Scientist
Ms Veena Mazarello PaesResearch Associate
Ms Kathryn OliverResearch Associate
Mr Carlos SharpinInformation Scientist/Research Associate
Mr David WonderlingSenior Health Economist

Expert advisors to the Guideline Development Group

Mr Christopher ChanSenior Lecturer, Consultant Surgeon
Mr Graham Scott DuthieColoproctologist
Professor Scott GlickmanConsultant in Neurological Rehabilitation
Ms Christine KettleMidwife
Ms Frances PrzygrodskaDietitian
Dr Graham StokesPsychologist
Mr Abdul SultanObstetric Advisor
Dr Stuart TaylorSpecialist Radiologist
Ms Julie VickermanOccupational Therapist

Guideline Review Panel

The Guideline Review Panel is an independent panel that overseas 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

Dr Christine Hine

Consultant in Public Health (Acute Commissioning), Bristol and South Gloucestershire PCTs

Mr Mike Baldwin

Head of Health Technology Appraisals, Sanofi-Aventis

Mr John Seddon

Patient representative

Mrs Jill Freer

Acting Director of Provider Services, NHS Warwickshire


The development of this guideline was greatly assisted by the following people:


Rifna Aktar, Dr Gianluca Baio, Sophie Capo-Bianco, Enrico De Nigris, Kelly Dickinson, Dr Jennifer Hill, Dr Jacqueline Rainsbury, Nishanthi Tallawila.

Other contributors

Dr Mandy Fader, Dr Raj Kumar, Dr Susan Langham, Professor Tim Stokes, Ms Carolynne Vaizey, Professor Norman Williams.

Conflicts of interest

The Guideline Development Group members were asked to declare any possible conflicts of interest and none that could interfere with their work on the guideline were declared (see appendix N).

Copyright © 2007, National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care.

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Bookshelf ID: NBK50671


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