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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…
Every school is likely to have at least one pupil who is severely allergic to a type of food, and many schools will have more. Read more…
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NICE publishes updated anaphylaxis guidance on the prescribing of adrenaline injectors after emergency treatment
15th September 2020
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recently updated its anaphylaxis guidance regarding the prescribing of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) before discharge after emergency treatment. This update outlines that healthcare professionals should always offer people with allergies a prescription for two further AAIs before being discharged from the hospital and advise patients to […]
8th September 2020
As new and returning students prepare for university, the Anaphylaxis Campaign has worked with allergy blogger Dan Kelly to bring together students’ most pressing allergy-related questions for a special Q&A video. Students going to university are often managing their allergies on their own for the first time and learning to cope with new challenges, for […]
3rd September 2020
Southwark Coroner Andrew Harris has ended the inquest into the death of Ruben Bousquet, a 14-year-old boy who died after suffering an allergic reaction at a cinema. The Anaphylaxis Campaign would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Ruben, who died after eating popcorn with a drink at an Odeon Cinema in […]
29th July 2020
A recent court case has highlighted the importance of allergy awareness and education in schools. Maizy Harman, aged six years, has been awarded £2000 in compensation from North Yorkshire County Council after they provided her with food containing her allergen at Woodthorpe School where she is a pupil. Maizy has life threatening allergies to egg […]