Neal Maskrey


National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence


United Kingdom

1. Current status, position

Programme Director, Medicines and Prescribing Centre, NICE

2. Education

Neal Maskrey has been:

  • General Practitioner
  • Consultant in Primary Care Development, North Yorkshire Health Authority
  • Clinical Editor, Clinical Evidence, BMJ Publications
  • Education Consultant, National Prescribing Centre
  • Director of Evidence-based Therapeutics, National Prescribing Centre
  • Professor of Evidence-informed Decision Making, Keele University.

3. Research area

Lead an informal teaching and research network developed to explore and develop innovative approaches to implementation of high quality evidence into routine clinical practice. Current programme fuses implementation science, educational theory, information mastery and cognitive psychology into an approach of "Making Decisions Better". Presentations and workshops for many UK audiences, and in addition the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine in Boston MA, Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE), and College voor zorgverzekeringen (CVZ) in Amsterdam.