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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.
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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 […]
11th June 2018
Orange Wig Day is the biggest and brightest day in the annual calendar of the Anaphylaxis Campaign as people from across the UK wear distinctive orange wigs at home, work and school to raise awareness about severe allergies and anaphylaxis. Getting involved was truly a family affair this year for nurse Lucy and her children, […]
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17th October 2018
Supply of Jext® (adrenaline as tartrate) 150 mcg and 300 mcg Adrenaline Auto-Injector There is currently a shortage of adrenaline auto-injectors in the UK. This shortage has been caused by intermittent supply issues of the most commonly prescribed brand and is affecting most countries in Europe. It is anticipated that supply will stabilise in the […]
16th October 2018
In recent weeks we have received a dramatic increase in inquiries to our Helpline with lots of our members and the wider allergic community expressing concern on a range of topics. Our helpline and information team have answered some of the most frequently asked questions that we have recently received.
The Department of Health & Social Care have released a revised Supply Disruption Alert regarding EpiPen and EpiPen Junior auto injectors.
15th 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. EpiPen and EpiPen Junior will be subject to limited availability for the remainder of 2018.The revised Supply Disruption Alert has been […]
4th October 2018
Today Mohammed Abdul Kuddus and Harun Rashid are appearing before Manchester Crown Court having been charged with manslaughter and charges of breaking various food safety food requirements, following the death of 15-year old Megan Lee. Megan had eaten food from the Royal Spice Indian takeaway in Hyndburn, Lancashire on Friday December 30th 2016 before experiencing […]