Conflict of interest declaration: Winfried Häuser

Updated on: 31 March 2022

Roles in: Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

1. In the past 36 months have you accepted the following from a commercial organisation with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?

a) Support for attending meetings, including sabbaticals and study tours (this covers travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - I have received one honorarium for a lecture on pain management in inflammatory bowel diseases by Falk Foundation in 2021.

b) Payment or honoraria for lectures, presentations, speakers bureaus, manuscript writing, or educational events?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Grants and contracts?
No

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty or licences payments?
Yes - I receive annual testimonies by Hypnos Publishers for audiotapes with medical hypnosis for fibromyalgia and itrritable bowel syndrome.

h) Payment for expert testimony?
No

i) Payment for a fellowship?
No

j) Payment for participation on a Data Safety Monitoring Board, Advisory Board, or Guideline Panel?
No

k) Payment for a leadership or other fiduciary role in other board, society, committee, or advocacy group?
No

2. In the past 36 months have you, your spouse/partner or an immediate family member been employed by or do you or they own a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

4. Do you hold any patents (planned, issued or pending) for products relevant to the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
Yes - I was head of the steering committe of the German guidelines on fibromyalgia and on opioids for chronic noncancer pain on behalf of the German Pain Society. I was member of the update of the EULAR recommendations on the management of fibromyalgia. I am head of the task forces of the European Pain Federation EFIC on position papers on cannabais-based medicines for chronic pain and on opioids for chronic noncancer pain. I am member of the guideline groups of the German Gastroenterology Society on irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. I am member of the medical board of the German Fibromyalgia Association and of the German Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis Association and of the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations. As a clinician I treat patients with chronic pain and bowel diseases.