NICE Obesity Guideline – Development Group Recruitment

The National Clinical Guideline Centre (NCGC) has been commissioned by NICE to do a limited update of the NICE guideline CG 43 on Obesity. They are currently seeking applications from patients, parents or carers as well as professionals to sit on the Guideline Development Group. Please see the following web pages for further information and application forms:

The advert details for professional members can be found at http://www.nice.org.uk/getinvolved/joinnwc/MemberObesityUpdateGDG.jsp. The closing date is Tuesday 3rd December 2013 at 5 pm. Interviews will be held by telephone on Monday 9th December

The advert details for lay members can be found at http://www.nice.org.uk/getinvolved/joinnwc/LayMemberObesityGDG.jsp. The deadline for receipt of applications is 17 December 2013.

Lay members of this group will play a key role in making sure that the views, experiences and interests of patients inform the development of this advice to the NHS. Please note that only certain parts of the guideline will be updated and these are likely to be very low calorie or energy diets and bariatric surgery.

Further information about the guideline topic, the draft scope for the guideline and consultation dates, can be found at: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG/Wave0/682