Chair: Dr Abd Tahrani

Committee Remit

  • Will produce a written report three times a year for consideration by The Board;
  • Overseeing and coordinating adult COM;
  • Establishing and overseeing a paediatric COM;
  • Best practice award;
  • SCOPE;
  • Providing articles & items for ASO newsletter or inviting ASO members to provide these articles and items;
  • Workshops and case studies;
  • Engagement with patients and patient groups;
  • Campaigning on key issues (e.g. access to services, obesity as a disease)

Committee members

Dr Abd Tahrani, Chair

Professor Rachel Batterham, Trustee Member, COMs Lead

Dr Kath Roberts, Trustee Member, Public Health Representative

Dr Alex Miras, Trustee Member

Dr David Hughes, Trustee Member

Dr Rebecca Richards, Trustee Member

Dr Barbara McGowan, Co-opted member

Dr Mary O'Kane, Co-opted member

Dr Matt Capehorn, Co-opted member

Mr Ken Clare, Patient Representative