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Today, 24th July 2014, the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology has published its report on childhood allergy 20th July 2015

Summary In the UK, 40-50% of children have at least one diagnosed allergy. The increased prevalence of allergies negatively impacts affected children’s quality of life and puts pressure on health services. This 'Postnote' discusses the causes and extent of allergic

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Anaphylaxis Campaign joins Specialised Healthcare Alliance 20th July 2015

The Anaphylaxis Campaign has become a member of the Specialised Healthcare Alliance (SHCA), the group campaigning on behalf of people with rare and complex conditions. The Alliance is a coalition of 100 patient-related organisations, supported by 14 corporate members, all

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Preventing harm to people with drug allergies – New NICE guidelines September 2014 20th July 2015

Every year, around 62,000 people in England have a serious allergic reaction to a drug which puts them in hospital. NICE has published its first guideline on drug allergy in adults, children and young people, which aims to dispel confusion

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London reception marks 20 Years of the Anaphylaxis Campaign – Monday 8th September 2014 20th July 2015

The event held at Governors’ Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital highlighted the Charity’s achievements over the last 20 years and honoured instrumental figures in accomplishing important milestones, such as changes to food labelling and the establishment of many of the UK’s

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Prescription Charges Coalition responds to the Barker Commission Recommendations on Prescription Charges 20th July 2015

The Prescription Charges Coalition has issued a statement in response to proposals from the Barker Commission which recommend some fundamental changes to prescription charges in order to raise a potential additional £1 billion revenue for the NHS. These include the

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Spare Pens in Schools: the Anaphylaxis Campaign launches campaign to ensure adrenaline is stocked in all state schools 20th July 2015

Today, 4th November 2014, we have launched an important new initiative for our schools. If successful, this campaign will ensure every state school, pre-school and nursery have a stock of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors and there are sufficient trained staff to operate

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The Anaphylaxis Campaign welcomes the results of the FSA?s survey on ?May Contain? labelling which was published today (4th November 2014). 20th July 2015

Overall the results were very positive and cross contamination appears to be well controlled by manufacturers. On the rare occasion cross contamination did occur the products were marked up with a precautionary label.  This supports our advice that allergic consumers

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Southampton named world centre of excellence for asthma and allergy 20th July 2015

March 2014 The asthma, allergy and immunology service at Southampton's teaching hospitals has been named a world centre of excellence for achievements in clinical innovation and research. The endorsement of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and the University of

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Adult Food Allergy Workshop a success 20th July 2015

Members of our helpline team attended an Adult Food Allergy Workshop organised by the FSA and sponsored by the BSACI on Monday 17th March 2014. The meeting drew together researchers, clinicians and other relevant parties working in the food allergy

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