Patient Group Donations 2018

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-December 2018)

Correct at 19 February 2019

Name

Purpose

Date of Donation

Amount (£)

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)

Sponsorship of healthcare professional meeting with attendees from expert centres to discuss developments in pulmonary hypertension treatment and management

January

7500

Atrial Fibrillation Association

Speaker services at Annual Bayer Scotland Anticoagulation Symposium on detection and management of atrial fibrillation, including accommodation and travel costs

January

1711.16

Atrial Fibrillation Association

Sponsorship of Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) in October 2018

February

30000

Heart Failure Alliance

Agency secretariat support to deliver 2018 programme on issues relevant to heart failure patient care

April

6600

Men's Health Forum

Speaker services as part of media day for men’s health disease awareness campaign

June

500

RNIB

For use of the RNIB accessibility service. RNIB reviewed the design of an issue of Bayer’s SmartRead publication for accessibility for people with visual impairment.

May

200

RNIB

Project to broaden the range of eye health information services through developing self-advocacy materials

June

17000

RNIB

Project to increase capacity in eye care services by campaigning for the implementation of the recommendations in the All Party Parliamentary Group Eye Health and Visual Impairment report ‘See the Light’

June

16900

RNIB

Enable patient voice to be heard in NICE technology appraisals and guideline development

June

16100

Visionary

Visionary Annual Conference “Stronger Together – A brighter future through partnership”

June

10000

Endometriosis UK

Development of educational materials on menstrual wellbeing to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of women's menstrual dysfunction

June

15000

Men's Health Forum

Speaker services as part of media day for men’s health disease awareness campaign

June

500

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)

The services of the PHA-UK for the recruitment, briefing and interviewing of two patient case studies, including travel and accommodation costs

July

1547.95

Thrombosis UK

'Let's Talk Clots' 2018 educational conferences and meetings programme

July

4200

Stroke Association

Sponsorship of Stroke Forum taking place in December 2018

August

30000

Anticoagulation UK - on behalf of coaltion inc. Thrombosis UK, AF Association, Arrhythmia Alliance, Anticoagulation in Practice and The National Centre for anticoagulation /training (NCAT)

Anticoagulation Achievement Awards 2018 recognising excellence in NHS anticoagulation care

August

20000

Anticoagulation UK

Provide the All Party Parliamentary Thrombosis Group secretariat, including undertaking an annual survey of NHS Trusts on VTE care and host the Group's annual conference

August

9500

British Liver Trust

Year 3 of the Liver Disease Clinical Priority Programme to improve standards of prevention, diagnosis and treatment amongst primary care HCPs

August

10000

Stroke Association

Development and production of AF information booklets

September

5000

Arrhythmia Alliance

Host 'Know Your Pulse' disease awareness events in 2018 including during World Heart Rhythm Week

September

10000

Atrial Fibrillation Association

Update and migrate content of CareAF patient information website

September

1500

HEART UK

Support HEART UK Campaign Committee activities on CVD prevention and improving patient outcomes

September

26000

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)

Develop evidence-based patient information about contraception in pulmonary hypertension

October

5000

Anticoagulation UK

Educational resources and meetings for people prescribed anticoagulants

October

5000

Thrombosis UK

Organise VTE assessment and treatment symposia

October

1000

Orchid - Fighting Male Cancer

Distribute and promote ‘Prostate Cancer: Britain’s Growing Problem’ report

November

9910

Tackle Prostate Cancer

Disease awareness activities, patient education materials and local support group

December

5000

RNIB

Professional review of Bayer’s Smart Sight materials

December

300

 
MAC-MACS-GB-0002 / Date of preparation: February 2019