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Corporate Compliance

BPL is committed to adhere to the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry's (ABPI) Code of Practice. Part of this commitment is to declare annually all payments made to UK healthcare professionals (HCPs), provide details regarding our interactions with, and support of patient organisations, including any grants and donations we provide to institutes and organisations.
Further information on the requirements of the ABPI Code of Practice and its enforcement can be accessed from the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority's website: www.pmcpa.org.uk.
Details of payments and support provided by BPL in the UK can be found below:
2012
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Fees for Service
Total aggregated fees paid in 2012 to UK HCPs for consultancy services
£29,066.53
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2012
30
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Sponsorships to Attend Third Party Organised Meetings
Total aggregated fees paid in 2012 to UK HCPs as sponsorships to attend third party organised meetings
£8,991.94
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2012
40
Grants and Donations
Recipient
Activity Supported
Value
British Society for Immunology
Sponsorship for UK PIN Forum 2012 & 2013
£12,000
BSH Conference Ltd
Stand space at British Society of Haemophilia meeting
£7,800
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Sponsorship for BPL's attendance at the South East Neurological Association
£300
Choice Live
Support for ISBI satellite meeting on use of albumin in burns (Edinburgh, Sept 2012)
£10,000
Dimension Group Ltd
Payment for stand - hospitality suite + set up at WFH Meeting 8-12 July 2012
£15,600
Etc. Venues Limited
Haemophilia Alliance Industry Forum - Sponsorship x25 day delegates (Remaining Balance)
£325
Etc. Venues Limited
Haemophilia Alliance Industry Forum - Sponsorship x25 day delegates
£1,560
Guys & Thomas's NHS Trust
Sponsorship for attendance at Working Together to Improve Women's Health, Focus on Bleeding Disorders
£2,000
Hampton Medical Conference Centre
Stand space at The British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society Conference
£1,566
Hospital for Sick Children, London
Immunology and Immunodeficiency in Childhood, sponsorship/stand
£600
Immunology Endowment Fund 9204
Support for research project to establish a cut-off values for screening for PID using the bromocresol purple method
£5,000
Immunology Endowment Fund 9204
Support for research project to identify utility of low IgE as a biomarker for CVID
£1,500
Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool
Support for research project on response to IVIG in patients with chronic regional pain syndrome
£13,000
International Patient Organisation for Primary Immuodeficiencies
For IPOPI core Sponsorship
£10,000
International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies
IPIC 7-8 November 2013 Silver Sponsorship for booth space
€12,500
ITP Organisation
Sponsorship ITP journal 2012 'The Platelet' & ITP Convention & Medical Seminar
£2,600
Kenes International
Registration and accommodation at ESID 2012 meeting
€10,327
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Support for research project on impact of IVIG treatment on immunity in CVID patients
£7,500
Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Payment for stand space at 2nd Annual Antimicrobial Education Conference
£500
Plymouth Medical Centre
Exhibition space at lunchtime meeting
£150
Prime Medica Ltd
Edit manuscript by Dr Yee on inhibitor incidence with Factor VIII products
£7,607
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Payment for stand space at the Midlands Neurological meeting
£500
Royal Society of Medicine
Sponsorship of British Peripheral Nerve Society course on Peripheral Neuropathy
£1,200
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust
Stand space at British Peripheral Nerve Society Meeting
£1,000
Southeast Thames Technical Advisory Group for Transfusion
TADG meeting
£250
The Graham and Jenny Watson Memorial Fund
Support of bone marrow transplant audit meeting, June 2012
£2,000
Royal Free Hospital
Payment for stand space at Immunology & Allergy nurse group meeting
£3,000
Royal Free Hospital account no. 07930
Support for research project on aetiology of nodular regenerative hyperplasia in patients with PID
£11,500
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
Sponsorship for the GMRCN's 9th Annual meeting
£500
Trafford General Hospital
Sponsorship of North West Haematologists Association
£400
UKHCDO Ltd
Attendance at UKHCDO AGM Meeting x2
£144
UKPIPS
Support for UKPIPS inaugural meeting, Birmingham, 26 Nov 2012
£675
University College London
Sponsorship towards UCL/ION British Peripheral Nerve Society Meeting
£2,000
University Hospital of Coventry/Warwickshire
Sponsorship for Neurology meeting
£100
World Federation of Haemophilia
Annual Corporate Partnership sponsorship 2012
$20,000
2013
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Fees for Service
Total aggregated fees paid in 2013 to UK HCPs for consultancy services
£52,632.47
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2013
39
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Sponsorships to Attend Third Party Organised Meetings
Total aggregated fees paid in 2013 to UK HCPs as sponsorships to attend third party organised meetings
£10,115.25
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2013
40
Grants and Donations
Recipient
Activity Supported
Value
AIM Group International
Payment for stand space, registrations and accommodation at IPIC IPOPI meeting
€9,290
Driftwood Publishing Ltd
Gold level sponsorship for HNA/Haemnet Annual Meeting
£10,200
Driftwood Publishing Ltd
Gold level sponsorship for HNA/Haemnet Annual Meeting (Remaining Balance)
£1,800
Dynamedico Ltd
Sponsorship of IVIG database meeting
£1,000
Haemophilia Nurses Association
Sponsorship of HNA AGM meeting
£7,500
Heart of England Foundation Trust
Financial support towards provision of patient training materials for young patients receiving IV infusions
£1,500
Hull Royal Infirmary
Payment for room hire, catering and speaker fees
£2,000
Immunology Endowment Fund 9204
Grant in support of Project: to identify the potential utility of serum free light chains in the diagnosis of primary antibody deficiency
£2,500
Kenes UK
Payment for stand space at the UKPIN meeting
£10,000
Oxford Muscle Symposium
Support for 2013 Oxford Summer Muscle Symposium
£500
Queen Elizabeth Neuroscience Centre
Payment for stand space at the Midlands Neurological meeting
£500
Royal Free Hospital
Payment for stand space at Immunology & Allergy nurse group meeting
£3,000
Royal Free Hospital
Payment for exhibiting a stand at the Centre For Immunodeficiency
£1,500
Royal Free Charity 425
Funding towards costs of a study to establish the clinical efficacy of Valganciclovir therapy in patients with common variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) with enteropathy and /or hepatitis known to be infected with cytomegalovirus
£11,008
Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Support for online patient database project (Patient Knows Best)
£18,000
The Royal College of Pathologists
Stand space at Current Challenges in Primary Antibody Deficiencies
£1,000
The Walton Centre, Liverpool
Payment towards cost of venue, catering and IT support
£500
UCLH NHS Foundation Trust
Sponsorship of nurse post to pilot the delivery of IVIG at home
£10,000
UKPIPS
BPL Support for UKPIPS meeting on the subject of Primary Immunodeficiency - Sandwell Hospital (4th Feb 2013)
£1,000
University of Sheffield
Contribution to EU Hanet Project (Dr M Makris)
£5,000
University of Sheffield
Contribution towards year 2 of EU Hanet Project covering June 2013 to May 2014 (Dr M Makris)
£5,000
World Federation of Haemophilia
Annual Corporate Partnership sponsorship 2013
$20,000
2014
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Fees for Service
Total aggregated fees paid in 2014 to UK HCPs for consultancy services
£13,476
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2014
11
Healthcare Professional (HCP) Sponsorships to Attend Third Party Organised Meetings
Total aggregated fees paid in 2014 to UK HCPs as sponsorships to attend third party organised meetings
£14,989
Total number of UK HCPs who received payments in 2014
41
Grants and Donations
Recipient
Activity Supported
Value
BHST Meetings Ltd
Sponsorship of BSHT/UKHCDO Platelet Group Annual Scientific Meeting
£2,500
British Pregnancy Advisory Service
Sponsorship of meeting to exhibit stand
£500
Dynamedico Ltd
Sponsorship of Immunology Database meeting & workshop
£1,200
Haemophilia Nurses Association
Sponsorship of HNA AGM meeting
£9,000
Hartley Taylor
Sponsorship of ITP meeting
£1,800
Midland Neurological Society
Midland Neurological Society Annual Meeting
£500
NHS Blood & Transplant
Sponsorship for the 'Patient Blood Management in Clinical Haematology' 1 day conference
£500
North West Haematologists Association
North West Haematologists Association Educational Symposium
£450
Oxford Muscle Symposium
Financial Support for Scientific Symposium
£500
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Stand space at British Peripheral Nerve Society meeting
£1,500
Royal Free Hospital
Payment for stand space at Immunology & Allergy Nurse Group meeting.
£3,000
Royal Free Hospital
Sponsorship for CID and UCL Partners Educational Symposium 2014.
£2,500
Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals
Financial support for pilot study of patient records system
£18,000
Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals
Financial support for patient educational meeting on primary immune deficiency
£6,230
The University of Sheffield
BPL year 3 Euhanet Contribution
£5,000
UCLH NHS Foundation Trust
Sponsorship of nurse post to pilot the delivery of IVIG at home.
£10,000
University College London
Payment for stand at the CID Winter workshop
£1,000
World Federation of Haemophilia
Annual Corporate Partnership sponsorship 2014
$20,000