The Clinical Reference Group

The NELA Clinical Reference Group (CRG) ensures that all relevant clinical professional and speciality stakeholders have direct input into the design and conduct of the audit. The CRG consists of representatives from partner organisations as well as other stakeholders including patients. The CRG acts in an advisory capacity to the Project Team, providing specialty specific advice, and lay advice as appropriate. The CRG reviews the audit design regularly and also reviews drafts of any reports and recommendations issued.

The current representatives on the Clinical Reference Group are:

  • Dr Dave Murray - Chair
  • Dr Sarah Hare - NELA Clinical Lead
  • Mr John Abercrombie - Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
  • Ms Lindsay Keeley - Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP)
  • Mr Iain Anderson - Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
  • Ms Anna Crossley - Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • Dr Arturo Vilches-Moraga - British Geriatric Society (BGS)
  • Dr Matthew Patteril - Association of Anaesthetists (AoA)
  • Dr Irwin Foo - Age Anaesthesia Association (AAA)
  • Dr James Stephenson - Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Dr Hywel Jones - Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)
  • Dr William Harrop-Griffiths - Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)
  • Mr Nicholas Lees - Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
  • Dr Peter Shirley - Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM)
  • Dr Mike Nevin - UK Clinical Director Network, National Lead
  • Dr Shondipon Laha - Intensive Care Society (ICS)
  • Ms Kerrie Gemmill - Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC)
  • Dr Mevan Gooneratne - Age Anaesthesia Association (AAA)
  • Ms Marylynne Smith - Patient Representative - Anaesthesia
  • Dr Simon Varley - Emergency Laparotomy Network (ELN)
  • Dr Sally-Anne Wilson - Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM)
  • Prof David Cromwell - Methodologist/RCS CEU
  • Mr Ben Griffiths - Academic Health Services Network (AHSN)

NELA CRG - Terms of Reference