Back from the BSACI – Un-met need in allergy services

Back from the B.S. Back from the B.S. Back from the BSACI. This weekend I was in Telford at the annual BSACI conference. The BSACI is the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology and they organise an annual meeting, amongst other smaller events. The theme “Allergy – Towards True Multidisciplinary Care” celebrates the best […]

Lobbying MPs about the state of NHS allergy services in the UK

The NHS is groaning under the weight of patients with allergies but what if that figure should actually be far higher? How many people don’t get a diagnosis and stuggle on in silence, or worse? If we don’t all shout about the state of allergy services from the NHS nothing will ever change. I enjoyed lobbying MPs this week about allergies. Read on to find out more…

National Allergy Strategy Group parliamentary reception – inspirational, emotional and packed!

The National Allergy Strategy Group (NASG) do loads to build awareness of allergies. 22nd Feb saw allergic people, MPs, doctors and allergy specialists all coming together to share their stories, journeys, advice, statistics and support.

New guidelines for diagnosing food allergy

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have today published guidelines on diagnosing food allergy in children in a primary care and community setting. These are the first allergy related guidelines to be delivered and they aim to give information to health professionals in primary care on how to suspect and diagnose food […]