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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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20th September 2018
We were very saddened to learn of the death of 13-year-old Karanbir Cheema. Our Chief Executive has been in contact with the family and attended the inquest this week. Karanbir was known to have severe eczema, bronchial asthma for which he was prescribed an inhaler and was allergic to milk, peanuts, eggs, gluten and wheat. […]
17th September 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 […]
13th September 2018
Survey shows over half of young people with a food allergy or intolerance have avoided eating out in the last six months due to their condition. The results are from a bespoke survey, released today by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), in partnership with Allergy UK and the Anaphylaxis Campaign, on the views of young people […]
11th September 2018
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is saddened to learn of the death of talented young tennis player Sadie Bristow, a 9-year-old from Canterbury, following a tragic accident in August this year as a result of a severe allergic reaction. Sadie Bristow was known to have a milk allergy and nut allergy and have asthma and eczema. Our […]