Patient Group Donations

Bayer is committed to developing new and innovative therapies for severe and chronic diseases. Patient advocacy groups and other voluntary health organisations help increase disease awareness and effective interventions.

The most recent patient and voluntary health organisations to which Bayer has provided financial support are listed below.

Name Purpose Date of Donation Amount (in £)

Anticoagulation Europe

Development of educational resources and meetings for patients newly prescribed DOACS

March

12000

GIST Support UK

Support outreach programme to maximize awareness of rare GIST cancer to patients/carers and medical professionals, as well as the general public, including national and regional patient meetings, patient literature on treatment side effect management and support development of national tissue bank

March

10000

Stroke Association

Support to host regional Life After Stroke Awards (LASA) whichrecognise the achievements of those affected by stroke and those who have helped to make a difference in improving the lives of those affected by stroke

March

3000

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support project to help patients understand their eye condition and the importance of timely treatment

April

19642

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support project to gather evidence on variations in the quality of eye care services and make the case for local and national improvements

April

25300

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support engagement with NHS organisations to deliver high quality eye care for patients

April

25058

PumpingMarvellous

Organisation of multi-stakeholder event to assess where action is needed to imporve care standards and equity of access to appropriate therapy for heart failure patients

May

15000

Thrombosis UK

Support educational conferences for HCPs held in Edinburgh, Belfast and London during Thrombosis UK's National Thrombosis Week in May 2017

May

4000

Thrombosis UK

Pilot regional patient meetings offering an educational talk, question time and opportunity to connect with other VTE patients and carers, with support from a named medical lead.

May

900

Orchid - Fighting Male Cancer

Development of a report looking at the progress made in prostate cancer over the last two decades, based on input from HCPs and patients, and an evaluation of where future improvements are needed to achieve better outcomes and standards of care

May

17000

British Liver Trust

Support for Year 2 of "Improving Liver Disease Awareness, Prevention and Management in Primary Care" project

May

10000

Family Planning Association

Funding and PR agency support for the conducting and launch of a survey of women about access to contraception

June

20000


UKBAY06170202 Date of preparation: June 2017