Hospital admissions for allergy and anaphylaxis begin to increase following COVID-19 pandemicNew figures published on 22nd September 2022 by NHS Digital show an increase in hospital admissions for allergy and anaphylaxis for March 2021 to March 2022. Every September, NHS digital releases data about patient admissions to NHS hospitals across the UK for the previous year. … [Read more...]
Allergy Awareness Week and we are 13!
This month marks thirteen years of blogging about allergies, eczema, asthma and anaphylaxis! It's been a blast and I am still loving blogging. But we still need to keep raising awareness; there is still so much misinformation and lack of awareness so I won't be stopping sharing and advocating any time soon. Allergy Awareness Week 2022 There's loads going on this … [Read more...]
20 tips on how to be an allergy advocate
I've been advocating, sharing, fundraising and talking about allergies, anaphylaxis and asthma now for years, long before I started this blog, so I thought I'd write about how you can advocate, whether you have allergies yourself or not. Allergy community - You don't have to be a blogger, speaker or sharing everything on social media to be an advocate. Allergy … [Read more...]
We need an Allergy Tsar!
We need an Allergy Tsar in our government to stand up for the growing number of people living with life threatening allergies. The current situation means many are not getting the advice they need and lives are tragically being lost due to lack of understanding , training and awareness. Allergic disease is increasing in the UK to epidemic levels. Yet, for far too long, … [Read more...]