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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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We have developed a comprehensive guide for employees and employers to help people with severe allergies at work, including an adult allergy action plan. Read more…
Our Support Groups are organised by our friendly volunteers, and are the perfect chance to meet other people living with severe allergies in your local area. Read more…
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6th December 2019
New findings from the London-based EAT Study have shown that giving certain allergenic foods to specific groups of babies at high risk of developing allergies, from as young as three months could reduce the likelihood of them developing an allergy to those foods. The original EAT study (2016) placed more than 1,300 babies at random […]
28th November 2019
Thursday 28th November 2019 The UK’s regulator of medicines (Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency [MHRA]) has received reports of Emerade pens failing to activate. This means that in some cases, the needle is not released, and the injection of adrenaline is not delivered. This alert is an update to the previous drug alert issued […]
15th November 2019
EpiPen 0.3mg auto-injector devices have now had their shelf life increased from 20 months to 24 months from the date of manufacture. Expiry dates can be found on the label on the auto-injector device and should not be used after this date. The shelf life for EpiPen 0.15mg auto-injector devices remains at 19 months from […]
Latest NHS Digital Figures Show an Increase in Anaphylaxis Hospital Admissions in Children and Adults
15th November 2019
Latest figures reveal that hospital admissions for anaphylactic shock for all causes has risen by around 70% in the past five years, from 2013-2014 to 2018-2019, for under 18’s, as shown in the graph below. Hospital admissions for anaphylactic shock for adults has also increased from 3,092 to 3,751 in the same five-year period. See […]