Deborah Cohen

Deborah Cohen

Competing Interests

Have you in the past five years accepted the following from an organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of papers in the BMJ?

Reimbursement for attending a symposium?
No

A fee for speaking?
I have spoken at conferences and other meetings. In line with the BMJ's policy, I have accepted necessary and reasonable paid-for travel and accommodation from meeting organizers only when the organisation is a not-for-profit one and receives no funding from the drug, device and biotechnology industries.

A fee for organising education?
No

Funds for research?
No

Funds for a member of staff?
No

Fees for consulting?
No

Have you in the past five years been employed by any organisation that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of papers in the BMJ?

Do you hold any stocks or shares in an organisation?
No

Do you have any other competing financial interests?
I have received payment from reporting programs for the current affairs strands, BBC Newsnight and Channel 4 Dispatches.

I have no competing interests/I have the following competing interests?
I have co-authored papers with academics and doctors that have been published in the BMJ as part of our investigations strategy.