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UK patients, journalists and members of public
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Despite having some of the best people and research facilities, experience has shown us that we can achieve even more through strong partnerships.
These can be with the NHS, other companies, non-profit organisations and the academic world. In fact, it’s a key element in our business strategy, which helps us develop innovative new medicines and vaccines but also helps improve access to treatments and patient care
We are actively involved in a wide number of joint working projects with the NHS throughout the UK. By working together we aim to improve the management of different conditions, introduce greater efficiency introduce greater efficiency and to achieve our ambition to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.
The projects outlined below were undertaken over the last five years and, over this period, codes, regulations and laws governing the areas covered by the studies may have changed. When reading the documents please be assured that all projects followed the particular standards in force at the time even though these may have subsequently changed.
All of the featured case studies are intended to give an overview of the individual project including its background, the potential benefits for the patient, the NHS, GSK and any other stakeholders.
- Health Innovation Manchester and GSK Joint Working: Optimisation of care for people living with COPD in Greater Manchester (PDF - 114.4KB)
- Connected Inhaler Service Evaluation Project In The Routine Clinical Assessment Of Severe Asthma (PDF - 90.3KB)
- Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd (GSK) Joint Working Project - Severe asthma patient identification and referral (PDF - 109.3KB)
- GlaxoSmithKline (UK Ltd) and Our Health Partnership COPD Project (PDF - 89.5KB)
- GlaxoSmithKline (UK Ltd) and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care System (NHS Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group) COPD Project Joint Working Project (PDF - 91.8KB)
- NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board and GSK Joint Working project- ‘Care Optimisation in Greater Glasgow and Clyde’ (PDF - 114.2KB)
- ICSJW 2022 Birmingham and Solihull Executive Summary (PDF - 115.3KB)
- Bedfordshire, Luton And Milton Keynes ICB And GSK Joint Working. Optimising COPD Care Across Bedfordshire, Luton And Milton Keynes (PDF - 115.8KB)
- GlaxoSmithKline (UK Ltd) and NHS Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West ICB Executive Summary (PDF - 147.0KB)
- Executive Summary UNITE Service Barts Health NHS Trust & The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (PDF - 161.9KB)
- Executive Summary UNITE Service Hampshire And Isle Of Wight ICS (PDF - 162.3KB)
- Executive Summary UNITE Service Bedfordshire, Luton And Milton Keynes ICB & GSK (PDF - 164.9KB)
- Executive Summary GSK Bury GP Federation Collaborative Working Shingles NIP Improvement (PDF - 94.5KB)
- Legacy COPD Project Across Black Country (PDF - 115.4KB)
- COPD Legacy Project Across Norfolk And Waveney (PDF - 121.7KB)
- East Kent Confed ICSJW Executive Summary (PDF - 119.2KB)
- GlaxoSmithKline (UK Ltd) and NHS Devon ICB COPD Joint Working Project Executive Summary (PDF - 172.6KB)
- Executive Summary GSK and Operose Health Collaborative Working Shingles NIP Quality Improvement Programme (PDF - 72.1KB)
- Frimley Health Foundation Trust Joint Working 2019-2020 Summary of project (PDF - 118.8KB)
- Community Pharmacy Patient Inhaler Review Service Joint Working Aneurin Bevan Hywel Dda and Powys Summary of Outcomes (PDF - 88.1KB)
- Health Innovation Manchester Joint Working summary of project (PDF - 85.4KB)
- Summary of COPD risk stratification: Helping you to prioritise patients most in need Joint Working Project (GlaxoSmithKline (UK Ltd) and Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System) 2021 – 2022 (PDF - 88.0KB)
- Bury GP Federation Collaborative Working Shingles NIP Outcomes Summary. (PDF - 261.2KB)
Grants and donations
We recognise a responsibility to support activities in our medical community, whether related to medical education where there is patient need and common scientific interest, professional societies’ initiatives, or assisting healthcare organisations and projects that promote other healthcare goals. In all of our interactions we aim to be transparent about our work, operate with integrity, and always put the interests of patients first.
GSK UK’s Grants and Donations Committee uses the following criteria when assessing applications from Healthcare Organisations and Patient Advocacy Groups:
- The grant or donation must be used for an activity with a valid and legitimate purpose that enhances patient care, or benefits the NHS and maintains patient care. Programmes currently within scope for approval include:
- Patient Advocacy Group initiated Programmes and Core Funding
- Grants to organisations that support healthcare professionals and related staff to attend Scientific Congresses with decision-making independent of GSK
- Public policy and advocacy programs and initiatives, including legal reform and government relations
- The activity must be in a GSK disease area of strategic priority: Respiratory, Oncology, Specialty and COVID-19, Vaccines.
- Funding must be proportional to the activity and not excessive.
- Applications must be from a legitimate, reputable organisation that has the capability and licences to conduct the activity.
- The grant must be made in a manner that does not affect the independence of the recipient.
- A grant will only extend beyond one year under exceptional circumstances.
- A grant will not be given to an individual or be used for personal use.
- A grant cannot provide more than 25% of total funding received by a single recipient through GSK grants, except for rare disease or start-up patient groups, which can receive up to 50% of the total funding. Any exception requires additional approval and shall not exceed 50% in any case.
Carbon reduction plan
In accordance with UK Cabinet Office standards, the attachment below is GSK’s Carbon Reduction Plan completed in accordance with PPN 06/21 and associated guidance and reporting standards for Carbon Reduction Plans.
We have many opportunities for professionals interested in flexible contingent projects with GSK.
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We take great care to focus our charitable partnerships and financial giving on organisations we feel are most closely aligned to our own purpose - to unite our science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together. Find out more
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