Patient Group Donations 2020

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 2020)

Correct at 12 March 2021

Name

Purpose

Date of Donation

Amount (£)

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Professional review of Bayer patient support materials

January

£900

Alliance for Heart Failure

Secretariat support for the Alliance for Heart Failure

February

£6,600

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Professional review of Bayer patient support materials

February

£500

GIST Cancer UK

Support organisation of patient meetings and support programme for people impacted by GIST cancers

February

£9,000

British Liver Trust

Support provision of liver patient and carers nurse-led helpline service

February

£4,945

HEART UK

2020 membership of the HEART UK CVD Collaborative Group to support action aimed at delivery against NHS ambitions for CVD prevention

February

£25,200

Macular Society

Support the development of a series of webinars about macular disease in order to educate patients and their families on all aspects of the condition

April

£17,062

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Professional review of Bayer patient support materials

May

£300

British Liver Trust

Support nurse-led liver patient and carer support services during COVID-19 pandemic

May

£7,163

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Coronavirus Emergency Appeal to support continued delivery of cancer services during the pandemic

May

£10,000

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK

Development and production of COVID-19 related materials and content updates for patients with PH in the UK and their caregivers

June

£8,000

Prostate Cancer UK

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

August

£20,500

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Professional review of Bayer patient support materials

August

£300

Thrombosis UK

Sponsorship of ‘Let’s Talk Clots’ virtual educational conference

September

£4,900

National Voices

Membership of National Voices Industry Collaborative which facilitates cross-sector learning and collaboration on the issues that matter to patients

September

£10,460

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Provide support to the RNIB to help raise awareness of their helpline.  RNIB will be running a campaign to ensure anyone affected by sight loss in the UK can access resources and information

October

£18,086

Macular Society

Support for Connect by Tech which is a new service launched by the Macular Society.  The service enables patients to access essential services through the technology that already exists in their home

October

£8,000

Stroke Alliance for Europe

Sponsorship of the Stroke Action Plan For Europe for driving stroke prevention and stroke care in Europe

November

£98,571

International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA)

Support for the development and distribution of information and educational materials to patients with brain tumours

November

£7,542

Macmillan Cancer Support

Support development and delivery of genomic medicine education and training programme

November

£12,000

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Professional review of Bayer patient support materials

November

£300

 
PP-OTH-GB-0572.  Date of Preparation – March 2021