We are grateful for the time, commitment, and expertise of the following members of the Delphi Expert Panel:
Dr Jeffrey K Aronson, Reader in Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK.
Dr. Simona Badoi, National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices, Romania.
Terrence F. Blaschke, M.D. Professor of Medicine and of Molecular Pharmacology (Active Emeritus) Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford, USA.
Hayden B. Bosworth. PhD, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Nursing. 1. Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC USA 27705 2. Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, NC USA.
Wm. Ray Bullman, Executive Vice President, National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE), USA.
Rebecca Burkholder, JD, Vice President of Health Policy, National Consumers League, USA.
Alastair Buxton, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, UK.
Vicki S. Conn PhD RN FAAN; Associate Dean and Potter-Brinton Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri School of Nursing, USA.
Angela Coulter, PhD. 1. Director of Global Initiatives, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making 2. Senior Research Scientist, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK.
Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing 3500 Victoria Street Pittsburgh PA 15261 USA.
Gill Dorer, Patient consultant, UK.
Prof. Dr. Rainer DÃÂ¼sing, Professor of Medicine, Medical Doctor, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik 1 University of Bonn, Germany.
Thomas Ehrengren, CEO, Health Solutions AB, Sweden.
Hamish Franklin, Director, Atlantis Healthcare, UK.
Zbigniew Gaciong, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.
Margaret Goose, Lay Trustee and member of Patient & Carer Network; Royal College of Physicians of London, Lay member of National Quality Board, UK.
Aunia Grogan, Novartis Pharma Ag, Switzerland.
Gill Harvey, Head of Medicines Management, National Prescribing Centre, UK.
R Brian Haynes MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Shaun Johnson, Patient consultant, UK.
Piotr Kuna, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Second Department of Medicine, Medical University of Lodz and Head Division of Internal Medicine, Asthma and Allergy at the Barlicki University Hospital, Lodz, Poland.
Jonathan Mason, 1. National Clinical Director for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy, Department of Health, England 2. Head of Medicines Management, Primary Care Commissioning, NHS East London and The City, UK.
Geraldine Mynors, 1. Development Director, Patient Information Forum, UK. 2. Director, Mynors Suppiah Ltd., UK.
Elisabeth Næss, Abbott, Norway.
Bozenna Platos, Head of Polpharma Scientific Foundation, Bobrowiecka 6 00–728 Warsaw, Poland.
Dr. John Porter, Pfizer, UK.
Professor DK Theo Raynor, 1. Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Leeds, UK. 2. Director, Luto Research, Ltd., UK.
Gul Root, Principal Pharmaceutical Officer, Department of Health, England, UK
Dr Joan Rovira Forns, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economic Theory, University of Barcelona, Spain.
Andrzej Śliwczyñski, Deputy Director, Department of Drug Management, National Health Fund, Poland.
Di Stafford, Director, The Patient Practice Ltd, U.K.
Jean Steckler, Senior VP, iReminder, LLC, USA.
Professor Stephen Sutton, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK.
Dr Tracey Thornley, PhD MRPharmS, Senior Manager (Contract Framework and Outcomes), Boots, UK.
Robert Van der Stichele, MD, PhD, Heymans Institute of Pharmacology, Ghent University, Belgium.
Dr Patricia Vella Bonanno, CEO, Medicines Authority, Malta.
Dr Bruce Warner, Associate Director of Patient Safety, National Patient Safety Agency, UK.
Dr Arnold Zermansky, 1. GP 2. Hon Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds, UK.
plus 12 anonymous Delphi participants.
We are also grateful to the following members of the ABC research team for participation in the consensus meeting:
Sabina De Geest, Professor of Nursing, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
Jenny Demonceau, Project Manager, AARDEX Group Ltd, Belgium.
Emily Fargher, Bangor University, Wales, UK
Professor Dyfrig Hughes, Bangor University, Wales, UK.
Professor Przemyslaw Kardas, Medical University of Lodz, First Department of Family Medicine, Poland.Michal Matyjaszczyk, First Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Poland.
Dr Val Morrison, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales, UK.
Miss Sahdia Parveen, Bangor University, Wales, UK.
Catrin Plumpton, Bangor University, Wales, UK.
Todd Ruppar, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, USA; Postdoctoral Scientific Researcher, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
John Urquhart, MD, Dr hc, FRCPE, FAAAS, FRSE, Chief Scientist & Chairman, AARDEX Group, Sion, Switzerland. CH Professor (wos) of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF, San Francisco, USA.
Bernard Vrijens, General Director, AARDEX Group Ltd., Switzerland; University of LiÃÂ¨ge, Belgium.