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Heather Matthews

Heather Matthews

Heather has been a nurse for over 42 years. She has worked as a midwife, a practice nurse,a health advisor for the youth service and until 2018 as the head nurse for the respiratory nursing service at the James Paget NHS Foundation Trust. She has combined developing new services and managing the Specialist Nursing services with maintaining direct patient care in both primary and secondary care settings. She has published in a number of journals and has presented at a national level.She was an assessor for NRAD and was a key speaker on the BTS NIV course. She has retired from her head respiratory nurse post and has embraced a career as an independent nurse specialising in respiratory care and communication skills. Her hobbies include keeping an allotment, nordic walking , art, singing in a choir and being driven in fast cars. RN.RM.BSc(Hons) Cert Health Ed.MSc(Health Sciences)
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

B. Other paid positions / work
I do receive any personal income from any healthcare related organisation
AZ: Band A
Napp/Mundipharma: Band A
Pfizer: Band A
Teva: Band A
Pharmaceutical industry total (% income): Band A

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
If yes, please complete which companies: AZ, Cheisi, Napp/Mundipharma, Pfizer, Other pharmaceutical companies

Section 2: Pooled / Non personal Income


My practice/employer does not receive any income for work I undertake for any healthcare related organisation
NHS Trust: Band A
Cheisi: Band A
Pfizer: Band A

Section 3: 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 4: Shareholdings in Relevant Companies



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

Section 5: Other non-personal interests



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

Section 6: 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