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The members of the Advisory Group on Contraception are:

  • Angie Blackmore, Public Health Principal, Buckinghamshire County Council and Deputy Co-Chair, English HIV and Sexual Health Commissioners Group
  • Dr Amanda Britton, GP Principal, Basingstoke; Medical Director North Hampshire Alliance
  • Sue Burchill, Head of Nursing, Brook
  • Dr Anne Connolly, Clinical Lead for Women’s and Sexual Health, NHS Bradford and Airedale
  • Robbie Currie, Sexual Health Programme Lead, London Borough of Bexley and Co-Chair, English HIV and Sexual Health Commissioners Group
  • Fiona Loveless, Director of Contracts and Business Development, Marie Stopes International
  • Abigail Fitzgibbon, Head of Advocacy and Campaigns, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Ann Furedi, Chief Executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Baroness Gould of Potternewton, Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK and Co-Chair of the Sexual Health Forum
  • Alison Hadley, Director, Teenage Pregnancy Knowledge Exchange
  • Natika Halil, Chief Executive, Family Planning Association
  • Jane Hatfield, Chief Executive, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Dr Asha Kasliwal, Clinical Director & Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Health, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ruth Lowbury, independent consultant specialising in sexual health and HIV
  • Dr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust
  • Councillor Jonathan McShane, Cabinet Member for Health, Social Care and Culture, London Borough of Hackney and Lead Member for Sexual Health, Local Government Association
  • Karen Pitney, Public Health Outcome Manager, Gloucestershire County Council
  • Laura Russell, Senior Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Officer, Family Planning Association
  • Deborah Shaw, Lead for Sexual Health, Public Health England
  • Professor Jill Shawe, Specialist sexual and reproductive health research nurse
  • Dr Connie Smith, Chair, Healthwatch Camden
  • Harry Walker, Policy Manager, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Jason Warriner, Chair of Public Health Forum, Royal College of Nursing
  • Dr Chris Wilkinson, Lead Consultant, Margaret Pyke Centre

Observers to the Advisory Group on Contraception:

  • Fiona Campbell, Government Affairs and Advocacy Manager, Bayer
  • Samantha Humphreys, Head of Sales and Marketing for Women’s Heath, MSD
  • Boriana Guimicheva, Medical Advisor for Women’s Health, MSD
  • Sue Mann, Medical Expert for Sexual Health and Reproductive Health, Public Health England
  • Lesley Wylde, Partnership Development Manager, Bayer

The AGC would like to pay tribute to the contributions of the late Dr Anne Szarewski, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Associate Specialist, Margaret Pyke Centre.  Anne was a valued member and friend of the AGC since it was established in 2010.  Her extraordinary passion, insight and knowledge will be greatly missed.