Our story – allergy and anaphylaxis – the first diagnosis – by Karen and Ian Connell

This is Ian and Karen’s story, about how they discovered their little three year old daughter was allergic to nuts and getting that first anaphylaxis diagnosis… Ian tells the story about how something so simple as feeding the birds started the allergic reactions. Just feeding the birds In March 2014 my little girl JoJo and […]

Instant emergency support for anaphylaxis – Alert 5 app

Alert5 is a very clever new iPhone app which alerts your friends, family and colleagues and the emergency services of your exact location using the GPS signals sent by your phone. The message it sends will let them know you need help and they will know what that means. Once you’ve entered your personal details […]

Raising awareness for The Anaphylaxis Campaign – Orange Wig Day!

I wore an orange wig all day on Thursday 22nd June to raise awareness for The Anaphylaxis Campaign. People across the country will have been doing the same thing – did you see anyone with an orange wig on?

What is celery allergy?

Celery seems an innocent sort of vegetable really doesn’t it? Well for some it causes very strong and dangerous reactions. Find out more about celery allergy…

How to use an EpiPen – a simple demonstration

Everyone should learn how to use an Epipen. It is so simple to use and could save yours and/or someone elses life. Watch a short video demonstration on YouTube now showing you how to use an EpiPen…