Declarations of interest
Dr Clare Gerada – Chair, Guideline Development Group
EmploymentGeneral Practitioner, Lambeth Primary Care, Trust, London Practice; Primary Care Lead for Drug Misuse and Chair at the Royal College of General Practitioners
Personal interests related to drug misuseMember of Suboxone Expert Group at Schering-Plough (attended two meetings, received payment of £1000); member of Specialist Opioid Advisory Group at Napp Pharmaceuticals (reimbursed expenses for attending only)
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseMember of Hepatitis C Expert Group at Roche (attended two meetings, received payment of £800)
Non-personal interestsRoyal College of General Practitioners received funding from Schering-Plough for educational material
Personal non-monetary interestsSpoken publicly about heroin treatment: against heroin treatment until methadone treatment is adequately resourced
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseConsultancy fees from Royal College of General Practitioners for training GPs in substance misuse; Advisor to Royal College of General Practitioners on all matters relating to substance misuse; Given evidence to General Medical Council on GPs’ level of performance.
Attended number of meetings run by Schering-Plough looking at feasibility of Suboxone as a treatment in the UK
Attended Roche-funded hepatitis C meeting
Mrs Pauline Bissett
EmploymentRetired (previously Chief Executive, Broadway Lodge until December 2006)
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Mr Neil Connelly
EmploymentVoluntary Support Worker, Littledale Hall Therapeutic Community, Lancaster
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Dr Paul Davis
EmploymentConsultant Lead Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychology for Substance Misuse Services, Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsEmployed 1 day per week by National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse as Clinical Psychology Advisor (September 2006–2008)
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseCurrent grant funded projects: A study of the feasibility of routine screening and ‘Stepped Care’ psychological interventions with hazardous and problem drinkers in three inner London General Hospitals (London Health Action Zone 2003–2005, £47,000)
Ms Vivienne Evans
EmploymentChief Executive, Adfam; Non-executive director of Charnwood and North West Leicestershire Primary Care Trust
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interests£6000 sponsorship from Schering-Plough to cover expenses of hosting Adfam’s 21st birthday celebration, October 2005
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Dr Emily Finch
EmploymentAddiction Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Clinical Team Lead, National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsTrustee of Phoenix House
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseTrustee of Phoenix House; Seconded two days per week to the NTA (October 2004 – January 2007)
Professor Robert Forrest
EmploymentConsultant in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsPresident of Forensic Science Society; Assistant Deputy Coroner, South Yorkshire (West); Programme Chair, Jurisprudence Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences; expert witness in many cases where the issues are relevant to drug misuse; member of the editorial board for Science and Justice; member of Secretary of State’s Medical Advisory Committee on Alcohol, Driving and Drugs
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseConsultancy work (remitted to employer) for Forensic Alliance Ltd, now part of the Laboratory of the Government Chemist (LGC)
Dr Eilish Gilvarry
EmploymentClinical Director, Newcastle Drug and Alcohol Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Mr David Harding-Price
EmploymentTeam Coordinator, Community Mental Health Team, Skegness, Lincolnshire
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsEli Lilly 2005 funded mental health educational event at RCN congress; Janssen-Cilag 2005 sponsored European mental health educational conference
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Mr Paul Hawkins
EmploymentNone
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsMember of executive board for Cumbria Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Service
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Dr Anne Lingford-Hughes
EmploymentReader in Biological Psychiatry and Addiction, Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol; Addiction Psychiatrist, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Trust
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseMember of core faculty and steering group for Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2004, £2000; Honorarium from Janssen-Cilag for presentation, 2005; Honorarium from Bristol-Myers Squibb for plenary lecture, £499.23, 2007; Consultancy fee from Sanofi-Aventis, £1000, 2006; Health hearing systems for Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical services, 2003, £1451.72; Unrestricted grants for research; Merck, £50,000, 2004; Wyeth, £70,000, 2000
Non-personal interestsPsychopharmacology Unit, University of Bristol: Fellowship – Lundbeck; Within last 5 years department received various unrestricted grants from GSK, Astra-Zeneca, MSD, Wyeth, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Personal non-monetary interestsHon General Secretary of British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) – responsible for educational activities including opioid detoxification and coordinated BAP Consensus Guidelines, 2004, covering management of opioid detoxification.
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Ms Jan Palmer
EmploymentNurse Consultant, Clinical Substance Misuse Lead, Offender Health
Personal interests related to drug misuseNone
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsNone
Personal non-monetary interestsNone
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone
Mrs Kay Roberts
EmploymentPharmacist; Chairman, PharMAG
Personal interests related to drug misuseWells Healthcare (for Schering-Plough) consultancy fees for training events; advisory board for Scotland: Suboxone, £800 in 2002, £360 in 2003; member of advisory board for Frontier Medical
Personal interests not specifically related to drug misuseNone
Non-personal interestsPharMAG receives in sponsorship and printing costs:
Britannia Pharmaceuticals £250 per annum
Reckitt Benckiser Ltd £1500, 2006; Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd £1350, 2003–2005
Frontier Medical Ltd £250 per annum
Cardinal Healthcare (Martindale Pharmaceuticals) £2000, 2006
Personal non-monetary interestsRoyal College of General Practitioners, Lead Pharmacist (England) on Management of Substance Misuse in Primary Care; Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland) tutor for Certificate in Management of Substance Misuse in Primary Care; Advisor to the Royal Pharmaceuticals Society of Great Britain on substance misuse; consultancy work for National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse; member of the advisory council on misuse of drugs; member of UK Harm Reduction Alliance; member of Glasgow Children’s Hearings Panel; member of International Harm Reduction Association; member of Scottish Medico-legal Society
Personal family interestsNone
Other interests related to drug misuseNone

From: APPENDIX 2, DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST BY GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT GROUP MEMBERS

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