Patient Group Donations 2019

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 (January-December 2019)

Correct at 28 April 2020

Name

Purpose

Date of Donation

Amount (£)

Lymphoma Action

Development of a Clinical Trials booklet which aims to explain what clinical trials are, what they involve for the people who take part, how to find information about clinical trials, and explains the importance of clinical trials

February

3,000

GIST Support UK

GIST patient outreach programme

March

15,000

Anticoagulation UK

Support local NHS engagement on effective anticoagulation management

March

14,000

Thrombosis UK

Sponsor educational conferences and patient meetings during National Thrombosis Awareness Month

March

6,000

Anticoagulation UK

Secretariat services to the All-Party Parliamentary Thrombosis Group

March

13,000

National Voices

Membership of National Voices’ industry collaborative 

April

10,275

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Implementation of the recommendations from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment

June

17,000

Heart Failure Alliance

Secretariat support for the Alliance for Heart Failure

June

6,600

Thrombosis UK

Travel and accommodation costs for meeting organiser to attend expert consensus meeting on anticoagulation management of APS patients at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Conference in Melbourne

July

4,090

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

Sponsorship of the Anticoagulation Achievement Awards 2019

July

10,000

British Liver Trust

Support liver patients and carers’ helpline service

September

4,995

Legs Matter

Corporate partner to Legs Matter coalition

September

5,000

HEART UK

Membership of the HEART UK CVD Collaborative Group

October

24,000

Tackle Prostate Cancer

Support for patient educational and support materials and activities for men with prostate cancer

October

5,000

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

See Differently Awards 2019: An event organised by the RNIB to highlight the outstanding achievements of blind and partially sighted people, as well as those supporting them from the community and eye health sector

October

16,000

Prostate Cancer UK

Support for PCUK Prostate Cancer Improvement Programmes for healthcare professionals involved in providing prostate cancer care

November

20,500

Orchid 

Support to undertake a survey of prostate cancer patients on their experiences of care and treatment

November

5,000

 
MAC-OTH-GB-0023 / Date of preparation: April 2020