Doing deliberation: the first Citizens Council meeting

Celia Davies, Margaret Wetherell and Elizabeth Barnett

in Citizens at the centre

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9781861348029
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301851 | DOI:
Doing deliberation: the first Citizens Council meeting

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This chapter discusses the first meeting of the Citizens Council of the British National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). It explores what occurred as the Citizens Council migrated from an in-house organisational plan to an actual embodied event based on transcripts of video records of the events, ethnographic observations, and quantitative analyses. The chapter describes the balance of activities that made up the Salford meeting and discusses the process of becoming informed.

Keywords: Citizens Council; NICE; meeting; balance of activities; ethnographic observations; quantitative analyses

Chapter.  8289 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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