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.

Patient Group Donations (Jan-Dec 2016)

Name

Purpose

Date of Donation

Amount

Brook

Exhibit at Brook Clinical Conference 2016 on best practice in sexual health

January

5000

British Menopause Society

Support the British Menopause Society to upgrade the design and content of its website

January

10000

British Society of Heart Failure

Support the British Society of Heart Failure to increase knowledge and promote research about the diagnosis, causes, management and consequences of heart failure

February

10000

Family Planning Association

Support a survey on patient access to contraceptive treatments

February

15000

Haemophilia Society

Support newly diagnosed family activity weekend

February

10000

Haemophilia Society

Support newly diagnosed family activity weekend

February

20000

Arrhythmia Alliance

Sponsorship package for Heart Rhythm Congress 2016

February

28255

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support to gather evidence on the performance of eye care services and promote improvements in patient experience

March

21344

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support RNIB's project on improving access to NICE approved treatments

March

20056

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Support RNIB's project on improving timely diagnosis and treatment for the leading causes of sight loss

March

38456

Arrhythmia Alliance

Exhibition stand sponsorship at Cardiac Update Meetings 2016

March

15000

Haemophilia Scotland

Support Haemophilia Scotland AGM and Gathering to help combat isolation, share experiences and learnings and foster supportive networks for patients and their families across Scotland

April

5000

GIST Support UK

Support regional patient and carer meetings and development of patient-friendly literature

April

8500

AntiCoagulation Europe

Support AntiCoagulation Europe to provide secretariat function for The All Party Parliamentary Thrombosis Group and deliver its programme of activity

April

21750

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Advisory services to review materials to support patients living with macular conditions

April

2200

Stroke Association

Exhibition sponsorship for the UK Stroke Forum in November 2016

April

30000

Thrombosis UK

Support National Thrombosis Week Conferences to raise awareness and greater understanding of VTE

May

3500

Rarer Cancers Foundation

Support the work of the Healthcare Industry Reference Group 2016 aimed at making the case for continued action on rarer cancers

May

23000

Diabetes UK

Advisory services to review a guide to support patients with Diabetic Macular Oedema (DMO) to understand their condition and treatment

June

1000

Atrial Fibrillation Association

Support Atrial Fibrillation Association to provide the secretariat function for The All Party Parliamentary Group on Atrial Fibrillation and deliver its programme of activity

 

June

15000

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Sponsorship for UK Vision Strategy 2016 Conference

 

July

10000

Visionary

Sponsorship for regional Visionary Leadership Conference 2016

July

10000

Visionary

Sponsorship for national annual Visionary Conference 2016

July

5000

Anticoagulation Europe

Support AntiCoagulation Europe to organise an educational meeting for volunteers to keep them up to date with all aspects of anticoagulant therapy and guidance

 

August

700

Anticoagulation Europe

Support the development of digital patient aid on support patients to navigate treatment conversations with healthcare professionals

August

12000

Tackle Prostate Cancer

Support organisation of local patient groups, conferences and workshops; supporters' newsletter;  patient information materials and website development

 

November

7500

British Liver Trust

Support Year 1 of the three-year "Improving Liver Disease Awareness, Prevention and Management in Primary Care" project, including work to benchmark knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of GPs on liver health

 

November

10000

Stroke Association

Support the planning and delivery of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention public awareness campaign, healthcare professional educational programme and research into AF screening initiatives

 

November

30000

Anticoagulation Europe

Support to organise patient workshop to gauge feedback on medicines adherence app developed by MyTherapy

November

8000

Atrial Fibrillation Association

Funding for AF Association's 2016 AF Aware Week public awareness programme

November

10000

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)

Funding for Pulmonary Hypertension Association professionals meeting programme

November

7500

Haemophilia Wales

Support haemophila parents/carers events at University Hospital of Wales (UHW) in Cardiff and Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor focused on newly diagnosed and families with young children

 

December

2000

 

 

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Date of preparation: May 2017