Working With Healthcare Professionals and Patient Organisations

 

Consilient Health is committed to demonstrating the transparency of its working relationships with healthcare professionals and patient organisations. With this in mind, the payments made by Consilient Health to these groups in 2012, 2013 and 2014 are declared below.

 

Payments During 2014

 

Consultancy payments to UK healthcare professionals 

 

• Consilient Health paid a total of £45,450 for consultancy fees and £4,665 in expenses to 40 different Consultants in the UK. The average payment for consultancy fees was £1,136. All payments were with reference to the ABPI Code of Practice to ensure fair market rates are paid.1 

 Consultancy payments to healthcare professionals in Europe 

 

• Consilient Health paid a total of 5,000 for consultancy fees and €2,126 in expenses to a total of 5 European Consultants from France, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Belgium. One Consultant from the UK and one Consultant from the Republic of Ireland was also paid for consultancy fees and expenses in support of European activities. These payments are accounted for in the UK and Republic of Ireland declarations respectively.   

• Please note that the UK Consultant was paid in GBP Sterling using the exchange rate at the time (£1 = €1.26). 

• Please note that the Swedish delegate was paid in Swedish Krona using the exchange rate at the time (€1 = SEK 9.261). 

 

Sponsorship of UK healthcare professionals to attend meetings

• Consilient Health did not pay for any UK healthcare professionals to attend any scientific meeting.

 

Consilient Health wherever possible sponsor the meeting rather than individual attendees.

 

Grants and donations to UK healthcare organisations 

• Consilient Health did not award any grants or donations to UK healthcare organisations.

 

Support for UK patient organisations 

• Consilient Health contributed £10,000 in sponsorship for the Brook Sexual Health Awards.

Payments During 2013

 

Consultancy payments to UK healthcare professionals

• Consilient Health paid a total of £7,200 in consultancy fees and £680 in expenses to 10 different Consultants in the UK. The average payment for consultancy fees was £720. All payments made with reference to the ABPI Code of Practice to ensure fair market rates are paid.2 

 

Sponsorship of UK healthcare professionals to attend meetings

• Consilient Health paid a total of £300 sponsorship for 1 individual to attend one scientific meeting.

 

Consilient Health wherever possible sponsor the meeting rather than individual attendees. 

 

Grants and donations to UK healthcare organisations

• Consilient Health did not award any grants and donations to healthcare organisations. 

Support for UK patient organisations

 

• Consilient Health contributed £10,000 in sponsorship for the Brook Sexual Health Awards.

 

Payments During 2012

 

Consultancy payments to UK healthcare professionals

• Consilient Health paid a total of £9,460 in consultancy fees and £540 in expenses to 13 different Consultants in the UK. The average payment for consultancy fees was £727. All payments made with reference to the ABPI Code of Practice to ensure fair market rates are paid.3 

Sponsorship of UK healthcare professionals to attend meetings 

 

• Consilient Health paid a total of £249 sponsorship for 1 individual to attend one scientific meeting.

 

Consilient Health wherever possible sponsor the meeting rather than individual attendees.

 

Grants and donations to UK healthcare organisations

 

Consilient Health made the following grants and donations to healthcare organisations: 

• NHS Isle of Wight £3,000

• Hampshire & The Isle of Wight £548

• Ulster Chemists £400


Support for UK patient organisations

 

• Consilient Health contributed £10,000 to the Brook Telephone Help line and £10,000 in sponsorship for the Brook Sexual Health Awards.

 

 

References

 

1. Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry, 2015 Edition. Available at: http://www.abpi.org.uk/ourWork/library/guidelines/Pages/ 060115.aspx (accessed June 2015).

 

2. Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry, 2014 Edition. Available at: http://www.abpi.org.uk/our-work/library/guidelines/Pages/The-Code-of-Practice-for-the-Pharmaceutical-Industry-2014.aspx (accessed June 2015).

 

3. Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry, Second 2012 Edition. Available at: http://www.abpi.org.uk/our-work/library/guidelines/ Documents/ABPI_Code_2012.pdf#search=code%2520practice%2520industry%25202012 (accessed June 2015).

 

Date of Preparation May 2016; CH-CORP-010-05/2016

 

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