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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 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 […]
20th July 2018
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is saddened to learn of the death of Michael Gibson, a 66-year-old retired former teacher and theatre director from Louth in Lincolnshire, following a tragic accident in November last year. The news emerged following an inquest at Boston Coroner’s Court. From the media report, we understand that Mr Gibson had an allergy […]
28th June 2018
You may have seen in the news recently that the owner of a takeaway in Bath has been fined £2,880 following the death of Chloe Gilbert, aged 15, who sadly died of a severe allergic reaction on 5th March 2017 after eating a kebab purchased from the shop. Chloe had been prescribed adrenaline auto-injectors due […]
25th June 2018
The star of this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show and now arguably the country’s most eminent garden designer, Chris Beardshaw has taken on a new role as the inaugural ambassador for ‘Bee Resistant 2018’; a national campaign that runs annually to highlight the dangers of anaphylaxis caused by bee and wasp stings. The Anaphylaxis Campaign […]