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.

2016 Patient Group Donations:

NAME

PURPOSE

DATE OF DONATION

AMOUNT

Arrhythmia AllianceSponsorship package for Heart Rhythm Congress 2016
May
£28,255
Diabetes UKAdvisory services to review a guide to support patients with Diabetic Macular Oedema (DMO) to understand their condition and treatment
May
£1,000
Rarer Cancers FoundationSupport the work of the Healthcare Industry Reference Group 2016 aimed at making the case for continued action on rarer cancers
May
£23,000
Thrombosis UKSupport National Thrombosis Week Conferences to raise awareness and greater understanding of VTE
May
£3,500
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)Advisory services to review materials to support patients living with macular conditions
April
£2,200
Anticoagulation EuropeSupport AntiCoagulation Europe to provide secretariat function for The All Party Parliamentary Thrombosis Group and deliver its programme of activity
April
£21,750
GIST Support UKSupport regional patient and carer meetings and development of patient-friendly literature
April
£8,500
Haemophilia ScotlandSupport 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
£5,000
Arrhythmia AllianceExhibition stand sponsorship at Cardiac Update Meetings 2016March
£15,000
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
£38,456
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)Support RNIB's project on improving access to NICE approved treatments
March
£20,056
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
£21,344
BrookExhibit at Brook Clinical Conference 2016 on best practice in sexual health
March
£5,000
Haemophilia SocietySupport newly diagnosed family activity weekend
February
£20,000
Haemophilia SocietySupport newly diagnosed family activity weekend
February
£10,000
Family Planning AssociationSupport a survey on patient access to contraceptive treatments
February
£15,000
British Society of Heart FailureSupport the British Society of Heart Failure to increase knowledge and promote research about the diagnosis, causes, management and consequences of heart failure
February
£10,000
British Menopause Society Support the British Menopause Society to upgrade the design and content of its website
January
£10,000
 

UKBAY06160040 Date of preparation: June 2016