NICOR: National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research



The National Congenital Heart Disease (NCHDA)Steering Committee represents key stakeholders including clinical, professional bodies and patient representation. The Steering Committee is responsible for promoting data collection within specialist paediatric centres through newsletters and user group meetings and monitoring audit data contribution and addressing issues as appropriate.

NCHDA Steering Committee Membership

Name Job Title Representation
 Dr Rodney Franklin   (chair) Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist (Royal Brompton Hospital) and Congenital Heart Disease Audit Clinical Lead Congenital Heart Disease Audit
 Miss Carin Van Doorn
Head of Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Leeds General Infirmary
Chair of SCTS Congenital Subcommittee
 Dr Rob Martin
Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist (University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust)
British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA)
 Mr Andrew Mclean Cardiac Surgeon (Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow) Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS)
 Dr Kate Brown Consultant Intensivist (Great Ormond Street Hospital) Research and Outcomes lead 
 Dr Kate English  Consultant in Adult Congenital  Heart Disease  Leeds General  Infirmary) Adult Congenital Heart Disease
 Dr Andrew Tometzki  Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist   (University Hospitals Bristol NHS  Foundation Trust)
British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA)
 John Stickley
 Database Manager, Birmingham  Children’s Hospital  NCHDA Database Managers
 James Chal
 Chief Operating Officer
 Bob Ward
   Lay representative
 Dr Owen Nicholas
Senior Analyst
 Dr David Cunningham  Senior Strategist NICOR
 Nadeem Fazal  Service Manager  NICOR 
 Tracy Whittaker/
 Sarah Ajayi
 Project Manager  NICOR 
 Andrew Harrison  Senior Analyst Developer  NICOR
 Lin Denne  Clinical data auditor  NICOR 

2015/16 Steering Committee meetings:

June 21st 2016

September 12th 2016

December 13th 2016

March date (during the SCTS conference date tbc)

The notes of all previous meetings are all available on the NCHDA portal