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Around one third of the UK population (approximately 19 million people) will develop an allergy at some time in their lives.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity solely focused on supporting people at risk of severe allergic reactions. Read more stories about living with allergies and anaphylaxis in our news centre.
Stephanie talks to us about how glitter has helped her educate children all about severe allergies in her bid to improve allergy awareness in schools
22nd October 2018
In July of 2016, Stephanie and her family made the big move from Canada to Cardiff. For anyone, moving across oceans and time zones is an adjustment but for Stephanie there was another element to consider, her son William’s severe allergies. Stephanie’s idea of raising awareness of severe allergies and anaphylaxis in schools began when […]
Aadam talks to us about how some careful forward planning and having a plan led to him going on the trek of a lifetime through the Wahabi desert
14th June 2018
Travelling to the far corners of the world has never been more accessible; the thought of being able to experience new cultures, push yourself out of your comfort zone and take on ‘bucket list’ style challenges has seen some of us reaching for the passport and packing a bag. However, when you’re living with a […]
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7th November 2018
Today Mohammed Abdul Kuddus was jailed for two years and Harun Rashid for three years after being found guilty of manslaughter last month. After eating takeaway food containing peanuts from the Royal Spice Indian in Hyndburn, Lancashire on Friday December 30th 2016, Megan Lee began experiencing a severe allergic reaction. She was later admitted to […]
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is pleased to promote chapter 3 of Leo’s Story’, a short peanut allergy awareness animated film.
1st November 2018
Welcome to Leo’s Story Chapter 3 which brings the latest results from the pan-European APPEAL (Allergy to Peanuts impacting Emotions And Life) Study to life. The Anaphylaxis Campaign is a member of Team APPEAL which is a large two-phase study that is investigating the psycho-social impact of peanut allergy on the person with the allergy […]
Mohammed Abdul Kuddus and Harun Rashid found guilty of manslaughter following the death of Megan Lee
26th October 2018
Today Mohammed Abdul Kuddus and Harun Rashid have been found guilty of manslaughter after failing to discharge general health and safety duty to a person other than an employee and of contravening or failing to comply with EU provision concerning food safety and hygiene. After eating takeaway food containing peanuts from the Royal Spice Indian […]
IMPORTANT: Please read our further updated statement regarding the availability of adrenaline auto-injectors in the UK
25th October 2018
We are aware that many people across the UK are experiencing issues when seeking to obtain adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs), despite having a prescription for these devices and appreciate that this can be very worrying. The Anaphylaxis Campaign has been in contact with the Department of Health, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, the pharmaceutical […]