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Recent non-executive ministerial appointments to Department of Health public bodies

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A number of non-executive re-appointments and extensions have recently been confirmed in relation to the following DH public bodies.

A number of non-executive re-appointments and extensions have recently been confirmed in relation to the following Department of Health public bodies:

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

From 1 January in addition to the chair, Lisa Jardine, the other 11 members of the HFEA are:

  • Lee Rayfield (from 23 April 2012 to 22 April 2015)
  • Debbie Barber (from 1 September 2012 to 31 March 2015)
  • Jane Dibblin (from 1 September 2012 to 31 March 2015)
  • Gemma Hobcraft (from 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2015)
  • Alan Thornhill (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • Andrew Greenfield (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • Rebekah Dundas (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • Sally Cheshire (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • David Archard (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • Hossam Abdalla (from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014)
  • Susan Price (from 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2013 and re- appointed from 1 February 2013 to 31 July 2014)

Mair Crouch, Lillian Neville and Lesley Regan were re-appointed from 1 September 2012 and resigned from their roles from 31 December 2012.

Appointments are for a time commitment of approximately three days per month and remuneration of £7,883 per annum.  Sally Cheshire will receive remuneration of £13,137 for her role as Audit Chair.  Sally also holds another Ministerial appointment as a non-executive director of the Health Research Authority.

Commission on Human Medicines

Alison Bowser, Amanda Hoey, Deborah Ashby, Ian Weller and Janet Darbyshire have all been re-appointed as members from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2014.

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of approximately 22 days per year, including 11 meetings, and remuneration of £325 for preparation/attendance per meeting.

Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards

David Lindsell has been re-appointed as the medical director from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2016.

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of two days per week and remuneration of £52,540 per annum.

British Pharmacopoeia Commission

Rodney Horder has been re-appointed as a member from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015.

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of three meetings per year and remuneration of £325 per meeting.

 Human Tissue Authority

Diana Warwick has been re-appointed as the chair from 1 January 2013 to 16 January 2014.

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of 2 to 3 days per week and remuneration of £42,000 per annum.

Independent Reconfiguration Panel

Sanjay Chadha, Ray Powles and Nick Naftalin’s current terms of appointment as members have been extended from 14 February 2013 to 31 March 2013.

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of 1 to 2 days per month and remuneration of £140 per day.

Other recent non-executive re-appointments

Standing Commission on Carers

The following members of the Standing Commission on Carers were re-appointed for a second term from 7  September 2012 to 6 September 2015.

  • Gary Ames
  • Penny Banks
  • Jenny Frank
  • Robina Mallett
  • Alisoun Milne
  • Dawn O’Rooke
  • Anne Smyth
  • Katie Tempest

The offer of appointment will continue to be for a time commitment of 4 meetings per year plus any other commission related engagements and remuneration of £200 per meeting.