Advisory Groups

The Advisory Groups are the key fora for clinicians and scientists to meet with representatives from NHSBT, commissioners and Departments of Health and others to review and develop policies, assess outcomes, and work with partners and stakeholders to improve outcomes for patients. The structure and role of the Advisory Groups has recently been reviewed (see link) and recommendations made from which changes will be implemented. The Chairs, who are all elected with independent input, meet at the Chairs of the Advisory Groups Committee. The Advisory Groups report to the ODT Senior Management Team.

Each Solid Organ Advisory Group has representation on the membership from the British Transplantation Society these are:

  • Cardiothoracic Advisory Group: Prof John Dark
  • Kidney Advisory Group: Dr Richard Baker
  • Liver Advisory Group: Prof Derek Manas
  • Pancreas Advisory Group: Prof Derek Manas
  • Bowel Advisory Group: To be confirmed
  • Clinical Retrieval Group: Prof Derek Manas
  • National Organ Donation Committee: Prof Derek Manas
  • Chairs of Advisory Group Committee: Prof Anthony Warrens (BTS President)

Each Solid Organ Advisory Group has appointed 2 members to each of the Advisory Groups; the appointment of these Lay Members will complement and not replace the work with patients and patient groups. The appointed Members are:

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