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Two young girls from St Ninian’s High School show extreme courage as they take centre stage and host presentations to fellow pupils and teachers about living with allergies.
22nd February 2019
Living with allergies isn’t something you should be concerned about talking to others about. In fact, being open and talking about the allergies you are living with could make things easier. The more people who have knowledge of the day to day struggles and the potentially fatal consequences, the better it will be for everyone. […]
Stephanie talks to us about how glitter has helped her educate children all about severe allergies in her bid to improve allergy awareness in schools
22nd October 2018
In July of 2016, Stephanie and her family made the big move from Canada to Cardiff. For anyone, moving across oceans and time zones is an adjustment but for Stephanie there was another element to consider, her son William’s severe allergies. Stephanie’s idea of raising awareness of severe allergies and anaphylaxis in schools began when […]
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12th July 2019
The adrenaline auto-injectors prescribed in the UK at present are Emerade®, EpiPen® and Jext®. They are designed for self-use and that is why they are usually referred to as ‘adrenaline auto-injectors’ or ‘AAIs’. Emerade® is the most recent single-use adrenaline auto-injector to become available. It has a needle guard to protect against needle stick injury. […]
11th July 2019
Thursday 11th July 2019 Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Emerade 150, 300 and 500 microgram solution for injection in pre-filled syringe (MDR 55-06/18). Pharmaswiss Ceska republika s.r.o. (an affiliate of Bausch & Lomb UK Limited) has informed us of a risk of Emerade product failing to deliver a dose of adrenaline from the syringe due […]
5th July 2019
Friday 5th July 2019 In January 2019, the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) opened a consultation on the proposed amendments to the domestic Food Information Regulations 2014 (FIR) (England) and parallel FIR regulations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales relating to allergen information for foods that are prepacked for direct sale to […]
4th July 2019
Thursday 4th July 2019 The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board decided in May 2019 to recommend to ministers the adoption of full ingredient list labelling, with allergens emphasised on products pre-packed for direct sale. The Anaphylaxis Campaign submitted the following comment the FSA Board meeting on 19th June; ‘The Anaphylaxis Campaign welcomes the board’s decision […]