medical quango

medical quango

Any of a number of health bodies in the UK which, while funded by central Government, are subject to minimal governmental involvement and oversight.

Examples, medical quangos
• Advisory Board on the Registration of Homeopathic Products 
• Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens
• Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections
• Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs
• Advisory Group on Hepatitis
• Alcohol Education and Research Council
• Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
• Committee on Medical Aspects of Air Pollutants
• Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment
• Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
• Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence
• Disability Employment Advisory Committee
• Disability Living/Attendance Allowance Advisory Board
• Disabled Persons' Transport Advisory Committee
• Expert Advisory Group on HIV/Aids
• Gene Therapy Advisory Committee
• Health Protection Agency
• Hearing Aid Council
• Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee
• Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
• Human Genetics Commission
• Human Tissue Authority
• Independent Advisory Group of Sexual Health and HIV
• Independent Advisory Group on Teenage Pregnancy
• Independent Review Panel on the Advertising of Medicines
• Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations
• Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition
• Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee
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