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Oonagh Potts

Oonagh Potts

Oonagh is a highly experienced nurse practitioner, independent / supplementary prescriber. She works in general practice supporting with patients with a range of complex and long term conditions. She is passionate about patient empowerment, education and patients being equal participants in their care management. As a training practice she has an enthusiasm to support learners and student nurses through mentorship. In addition to her clinical caseload she continues working as a free-lance as regional trainer for Education for Health. She has served as an elected member of PCRS executive committee and sat on the service development committee. Currently she sits on both the Educational Committee and Tobacco Dependency Group campaigning to establish tobacco dependency as a long-term relapsing condition. She co- founded and chairs her local multidisciplinary respiratory group on the Fylde Coast which is affiliated to PCRS supporting education to health care professionals to give a voice in developing respiratory care pathways to optimise patient outcomes and transformational change.
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 A

B. Other paid positions / work
I do receive personal income from the pharmaceutical industry or any healthcare related organisation(s)
BI: Band A
GSK: Band A
Napp/Mundipharma: Band A
Novartis: Band A
Pharmaceutical industry total (% income): Band A
Not-for-profit respiratory organisation (including EfH, AUK, BLF, ARNS, ARTP, ACPRC): Band A
EfH

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? No

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? Yes
Trainer for Education for Health

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