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Title: NICE - Older people: independence and mental wellbeing committee meetings
Post by: UK CAB Moderator on June 9 2014, 10:01 am
See below, there are similar meetings outside London, click on the registration link.

Public Health Advisory Committee
16th July 2014

Dear Sir/Madam,
I am writing to inform you that the public registration facility to observe the committee meeting for Older people: independence and mental wellbeing will open on 18th June 2014 on the NICE website.
If you would like to register for this committee meeting, please do so via the following web page:

Public Health Advisory Committees (PHACs) are the standing committees responsible for the development of NICE public health guidance. Each PHAC consists of a Chair, core and topic expert members. NICE has multiple PHACs in operation at any one time. Guidance topics are allocated to a PHAC following referral from the Department of Health. The allocated PHAC considers the evidence and makes recommendations for people working in the NHS, local government and in the wider public, private and voluntary sectors. Members are drawn from the NHS, local government, healthcare professions, academia and the wider public health community.

Registration for the London meeting will close on 2nd July at 5pm Please note we are not able to accept late requests to observe this meeting.
As a public observer, you will be able to listen to the business of the meeting, except where confidential information is being discussed, however, you will not be able to:
         participate in committee discussions
         ask questions, take part in voting or put your views to members of the committee
For further information about meetings in public please refer to the following document:

Registration to observe a meeting opens 20 days before the committee meeting. Please click on the link to register your request to observe the following meeting:

Should you have any queries regarding observing this meeting, please contact the Meetings in Public Coordinator, Melinda Kay
Kind regards

Rukshana Begum
Project Coordinator - Centre for Public Health
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
10 Spring Gardens | London SW1A 2BU
Tel: 44 (0) 207 045 2150 | Fax: 44 (0)845 003 7784