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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…
The festive period is almost upon us! We understand that the festive period can be extremely challenging for those living with a severe allergy. Read more…
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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 18s, 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 […]
6th November 2019
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is saddened to learn of the death of Dennis Walsh, a 70-year-old who died due to a severe anaphylactic reaction to the contrast dye used during a CT scan on 8 August 2019 at Royal Blackburn Hospital. An inquest into his death held at Blackburn Town Hall on 30 October heard that […]
24th October 2019
We have received the following statement from ALK regarding imported Jext® 300mcg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors from Austria which aim to support and maintain the overall supply in the UK market. There are supply issues affecting some brands of adrenaline auto-injectors on the UK market. To support and maintain an overall adequate supply, ALK has obtained acceptance from […]