Annie Coppel is a member of the NICE Field Team and has worked at national level in the health service for 20 years. She is responsible for providing strategic advice to senior management teams in NHS and local government organisations on working with NICE guidance, standards and resources. She provides support to organisations and networks based in the North West of England.
She joined NICE in 2006 to set up a new work programme of support for commissioners to help them authorise high quality, evidence-based care. Her professional background is in pharmacy, and she has extensive experience in influencing evidence-based prescribing and medicines management practice, and guidance implementation at local, regional and national levels.