Who's involved

The leading experts in alcohol and substance addiction in Bristol are involved in the team. The HIT steering group is made up of:

  • HIT director: Kyla Thomas, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Public Health Medicine
  • HIT director: Leonie Roberts, Consultant in Public Public Health, Bristol City Council
  • HIT director: Katherine Williams, Substance Misuse Team Leader, Bristol City Council
  • HIT director: Tim Williams, Clinical Director, Bristol Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service

Other HIT members and collaborators include:

  • Angela Attwood, Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol
  • Anne McCune, Hepatologist (alcohol), University Hospitals Bristol
  • Becky Mann, Criminal Justice Intervention Team, CJIT
  • Susan Milner, interim Director of Public Health, Bristol City Council
  • Ben MacFarlane, Recovery Oriented Drug and Alcohol Service (ROADS) - Support lead, DHI: ROADS
  • Claire Fleming, GP D&A homeless service, Homeless Service
  • Clive Lewis, Regional Manager, Public Health England
  • Dave Bradnock, Avon & Somerset Constabulary
  • David Kessler, SPCR & alcohol in primary care, University of Bristol
  • David Soodeen, GP or representative from CCG, Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Elise Godfrey, GP with a special interest in substance misuse, Malago Surgery
  • Fiona Gordon, Hepatologist (hepatitis), University Hospitals Bristol
  • Geraldine Smyth, Young People public health lead, Bristol City Council
  • Helen Cottee, ROADS - Change lead, Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
  • Jody Clark, Substance Misuse Project Officer, Bristol City Council
  • John MacLeod, Professor of Epidemiology and Primary Care, University of Bristol
  • Jon Hayhurst, Medicines management lead, Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Kate Pearce, Prison Healthcare, NHS England Area Team
  • Katie Porter, Alcohol Strategy Manager, Bristol City Council
  • Maggie Telfer, ROADS engagement / completion lead, BDP: ROADS
  • Mark McNally, Substance Misuse Project Officer, Bristol City Council
  • Matthew Barber, GP, Lawrence Hill Health Centre
  • Paul Moores, Harm Reduction/Service User Development Officer, Bristol City Council
  • Phil Cowburn, Consultant A&E, UHBristol
  • Robin Scott, Probation
  • Selena Williams, Specialist D&A nurses, UHBristol
  • Sue Mulvenna, Pharmacist, NHS England Area Team
  • Talal Valliani, Consultant Gastroenterologist, North Bristol NHS Trust
  • TBC, Field Epidemiology Division, Public Health England
  • TBC, Service User Representatives, ROADS / UFO
  • TBC, ROADS - Housing support lead, Addiction Recovery Agency: ROADS
  • TBC, patient and public involvement / engagement support, UWE
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