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Darush Attar-Zadeh

Darush Attar-Zadeh

A Pharmacist, Behaviour Change Specialist and National Public Health Trainer, Darush has specialised in the field of smoking cessation for over twenty years. Darush has presented at various national & international conferences (including the PCRS, IPCRG, Clinical Pharmacy Congress, HPE Live, UKNSCC) and was asked to help review the National Training Standards for Smoking Cessation. Darush was part of the London Clinical Senate Helping Smokers Quit programme. In his role as respiratory lead pharmacist (Barnet CCG), Darush managed to lead a medicines management service to winning the pharmacist award in respiratory services 2016 and was highly commended at the HSJ awards 2017. Darush has published more than 15 clinical papers including information on respiratory inhaler devices, smoking cessation treatments in peer-reviewed journals. The poster Darush and colleagues (Local Pharmacy Forum in North West London) presented at PCRS 2017 was recognised and achieved a best practice poster award. Darush enjoys running and raising money for respiratory & cardiac charities. One of his main missions is to reduce health inequalities caused by tobacco and spends a lot of his time teaching in deprived locations across the UK. Darush Attar-Zadeh has worked with all companies involved in licenced smoking cessation pharmacotherapies to promote evidence based behavioural support alongside medication.
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 not an employee, paid director and / or partner of an organisation

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 B
Cheisi: Band A
Johnson & Johnson: Band A
Napp/Mundipharma: Band B
Orion: Band B
Pfizer: Band B
Teva: Band B
Pharmaceutical industry total (% income): Band B
Not-for-profit respiratory organisation (including EfH, AUK, BLF, ARNS, ARTP, ACPRC): Band A
Other not-for-profit healthcare organisation(s): Band B
Private healthcare provider (e.g. Virgin): Band B
Other commercial organisation(s): Band C
Solutions 4 Health - Provider of NHS stop smoking services around the UK

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
Orion

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