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National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (UK). Long-acting Reversible Contraception: The Effective and Appropriate Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. London: RCOG Press; 2005 Oct. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 30.)

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Guideline Development Group membership and acknowledgements

Guideline Development Group

Chris WilkinsonGynaecologist and Group Leader
Anna GlasierGynaecologist and Clinical Advisor
Simon BartonGenitourinary Medicine Doctor
Alyson EllimanSpecialist Family Planning Doctor
Sophie Mancey-JonesGeneral Practitioner
Shelley MehiganNurse Specialist
Sam RowlandsGeneral Practitioner and Family Planning Doctor
Sue WardService Manager/Nurse Specialist
Stephanie WhiteheadPatient Representative
Joyce HowarthPatient Representative (July 2003 till February 2005)
Martin DoughertyExecutive Director, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (NCC-WCH)
Moira MugglestoneDeputy Director, NCC-WCH
Irene KwanResearch Fellow, NCC-WCH
Michael CorkettSenior Information Specialist, NCC-WCH
Anna BancsiWork Programme Coordinator, NCC-WCH
Hannah-Rose DouglasHealth Economist, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), NCC-WCH
Ifigeneia MavranezouliHealth Economist, NCC-WCH, National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCC-MH)


Additional support was received from:

Anna Burt, Helena Campbell, Jiri Chard, Rosie Crossley, Greg Eliovson, Beti Evans, Anita Fitzgerald, Neil Gordon, Kate Homer, Sue Lee, Rona McCandlish, Alex McNeil, Chantal Morel, Rintaro Mori, Anne Marie O’Connell, Debbie Pledge, Felix Ram, Amanda Sage, Claire Sexton, Allan Templeton, Jane Thomas and Samantha Vahidi at the NCC-WCH; Steve Pilling and Craig Whittington at the NCC-MH; and Françoise Cluzeau, Wendy Riches and Emily Power at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Stakeholder organisations

Addenbrookes NHS Trust

Amber Valley Primary Care Trust

Anglesey Local Health Board

Ashfield and Mansfield District Primary Care Trust

Association of British Healthcare Industries

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of the British Pharmaceuticals Industry (ABPI)

Barnet Primary Care Trust

Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire NHS Strategic Health Authority

Bournemouth Teaching Primary Care Trust – Poole

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)

British National Formulary (BNF)

British Psychological Society


Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group

Colchester Primary Care Trust

Co-operative Pharmacy Association

Croydon Primary Care Trust

Dacorum Primary Care Trust

Department of Health

Down’s Syndrome Association

Ealing Primary Care Trust

East Kent Coastal Primary Care Trust

Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care

Faculty of Public Health

Family Planning Association

Fibroid Network Charity

Gateshead Primary Care Trust

Healthcare Commission

Herefordshire Primary Care Trust

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust

Ipswich Primary Care Trust

Janssen-Cilag Ltd

Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd

L’Arche UK

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Microsulis Medical Ltd

Mid Staffordshire General Hospitals NHS Trust

National Association of Nurses for Contraception and Sexual Health (NANCSH)

National Association of Theatre Nurses

National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care

National Collaborating Centre for Cancer

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care

National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care

National Council for Disabled People, Black, Minority and Ethnic Community (Equalities)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

National Osteoporosis Society

National Patient Safety Agency

National Public Health Service – Wales

NHS Direct

NHS Information Authority (PHSMI Programme)

NHS Modernisation Agency

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Organon Laboratories Ltd

Patient Involvement Unit for NICE

Pfizer Ltd

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Queen Mary’s Hospital NHS Trust (Sidcup)

Rotherham General Hospitals NHS Trust

Rotherham Primary Care Trust

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Royal College of Midwives

Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Schering Health Care Ltd

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

South & Central Huddersfield Primary Care Trust

South Birmingham Primary Care Trust

SSL International plc

Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust

The Royal Society of Medicine

The Royal West Sussex Trust

The Survivors Trust

Trafford Primary Care Trusts

University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

Vale of Aylesbury Primary Care Trust

Welsh Assembly Government (formerly National Assembly for Wales)

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