A day in the life of an allergy nurse

Do you have an allergy nurse? Do you even have a specialist allergy consultant? I know many of us adults with life threatening allergies don’t. I myself have never managed to get that referral to an allergy specialist though I am very lucky to have been taken on my Dr John Reed, Dermatologist at Churchill […]

A trip to the allergy clinic – what to expect!

I look forward to my trips to the allergy clinic because I learn stuff every time, mainly about my skin and eczema because the specialist I see is a Dermatologist at Oxford Churchill Hospital. I am reminded I am not a hyperchondriac and that my allergies are real and my eczema is not that great. […]

Not getting the help you need? Try PALS

Are you frustrated with trying to get a referral from your doctor to your local Allergy Specialist? Still on a six month waiting list but terrified about what you should be doing to stay safe? Get that allergy advice from the Patient Advice Liaision Service (PALS)

Can the NHS cope with allergy and dermatology needs?

The number of people with allergies, eczema, asthma and coeliac disease is rising. Whilst NHS budgets are falling and Allergy Support Staff are being cut; so how can the NHS cope with this increase in need for support? What can we do to help ourselves?