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Statement regarding the pre-inquest into the death of Karanbir Cheema 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 pre-inquest this week. Karanbir was known to have severe eczema, bronchial asthma for which

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Our CEO attends House of Commons debate on ‘Allergy Awareness in Schools’ 16th March 2018

Earlier this week on Wednesday 14th March 2018 our Chief Executive Lynne Regent was delighted to attend a House of Commons debate on ‘Allergy Awareness in Schools’. Westminster Hall debates in the Grand Committee Room allow time for individual MPs

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Looking after your medication in cold weather 2nd March 2018

The ‘Beast from the East’ and ‘Storm Emma’ mean many weather warnings have been in place this week as snow and icy conditions grip the nation. Our helpline and information team have received some queries about how to store adrenaline

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Full statement regarding Ide Primary School’s ‘nut-free environment’ policy 5th January 2018

You may have seen in the news that Ide Primary School in Exeter has received criticism for introducing a ‘nut-free environment’ policy and the subsequent coverage in the Daily Mail Online. The Anaphylaxis Campaign provided a full statement to the

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Spare Pens in Schools: New legislation allows ‘spare’ emergency adrenaline auto-injectors in schools 7th July 2017

07/07/2017 New legislation was passed in Westminster this week to allow schools in the UK to keep spare adrenaline auto injectors (AAIs) for emergency use. AAI devices deliver a potentially life-saving dose of adrenaline in the event of a severe

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The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published new research into the role of school nurses in supporting pupils with long term conditions. 26th September 2016

Nursing in schools: how school nurses support pupils with long-term health conditions looked at school nurses’ confidence in managing five prevalent long-term health conditions: asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, anaphylaxis and eczema. The research included a national survey, completed by one in

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