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Vikki Knowles

Vikki Knowles

Vikki Knowles is a Respiratory Nurse Specialist with 30 years’ experience across primary and secondary care. She has just left Guildford and Waverley CCG where she was the Respiratory Nurse Consultant, leading on respiratory projects reviewing management of patients with respiratory disease to ensure that this was in line with current best practice. Vikki is now working as an Independent Respiratory Nurse Consultant and with Respiricare Ltd providing respiratory education across KSS. Vikki was a member of the Executive Board of PCRS-UK for three terms and is currently a member of the Education and Policy Development Committees. She represented Primary Care interests in the development of the British Thoracic Society Home Oxygen Guidelines, which were published in 2015, and contributed to the Home Oxygen Quality Standards which followed this. She is currently contributing to the flexible working group with Clinical Policy England.
Bands:

A Less than 2% of gross annual income

B Between 2% and 10% of gross annual income

C Any payment between 10% and 20% of gross annual income

D Any payment over 20% of gross annual income


All interests declared are for the previous calendar year


Section 1: Paid Work / Personal Income


A. Employments (including partnerships)
I am an employee, paid director and / or partner of an organisation
Any NHS organisation (including GP practice): Band D
Private healthcare provider (e.g. Virgin): Band D

B. Other paid positions / work
I do receive personal income from the pharmaceutical industry or any healthcare related organisation(s)
Any NHS organisation (including GP practice): Band D
AZ: Band B
BI: Band A
Cheisi: Band B
GSK: Band A
Napp/Mundipharma: Band A
Novartis: Band A
Pfizer: Band B
Other pharmaceutical company: NUTRICIA
Pharmaceutical industry total (% income): Band B
Not-for-profit respiratory organisation (including EfH, AUK, BLF, ARNS, ARTP, ACPRC): Band A
Private healthcare provider (e.g. Virgin): Band D
Respiricare Ltd

C. Other income (e.g. shared dividends)
I do not receive any other income (e.g. share dividends from commercial healthcare or tobacco companies)

D. Other personal benefits
Do you receive any hospitality/travel grants from pharmaceutical companies to attend conferences/meetings? Yes
AZ, Cheisi, GSK, Pfizer
NUTRICIA

Section 2: Unpaid Work


A. Trusteeships / Directorships
I do not hold any trusteeships/directorships in any healthcare related organisation or tobacco manufacturer

B. Other unpaid / voluntary work
Do you hold any other significant positions that may create a conflicting interest to PCRS? No

Section 3: Shareholdings in Relevant Companies


I do not have any shareholdings in the tobacco industry or any pharmaceutical or other healthcare company

Section 4: Other non-personal interests


Does your practice, CCG or Department receive any fees/grants/benefits in kind worth £2500 or more from any commercial company? No

Section 5: Interest of spouses / long term partners and children


Does your spouse/long term partner or children have any relevant employments, paid work or significant unpaid work in any healthcare related organisation or the tobacco industry? No