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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.
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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Updated statement from Mylan on the availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg and EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector
9th August 2018
We have received an updated statement from Mylan regarding the availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg and EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector. Our understanding is that Mylan are continuing to maintain a stock management process for the distribution of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors and this has now been extended to EpiPen Jr® 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors due to […]
Statement from the Department of Health regarding the availability of adrenaline auto-injectors in the UK
3rd August 2018
The Anaphylaxis Campaign has been advocating to the Department of Health, the pharmaceutical industry and other key stakeholders how the supply constraints of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) is affecting people in the UK. We are continuing to raise with them the need for people living with severe allergies to have access to adrenaline auto-injectors and informing […]
1st August 2018
Recent results published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) from their Public Attitudes Tracker Survey show that most people report feeling confident to ask a member of staff at food outlets for information about ingredients because of a concern about possible allergens or food intolerance. However, the results have also highlighted young people to be […]
20th July 2018
The Anaphylaxis Campaign has recently experienced an increase in the number of people contacting our national helpline about the availability of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) in the UK. We recognise that many people are experiencing issues when requesting repeat prescriptions for AAIs and that this can be both frustrating and worrying. We would like to thank […]