UNDERSTANDING HISTAMINE INTOLERANCE

Histamine intolerance is a difficult and frustrating condition to suffer from, not least because so few doctors even recognise its existence. But not so Action Against Allergy patron, Dr Janice Joneja, who, having seen the misery it could cause amongst her patients, has made histamine sensitivity a subject of special research and study [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:13:16+00:00 July 2017|News|0 Comments

ALLERGY SHOW LEARNING CENTRE

MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR PARENTS OF ALLERGIC CHILDREN Parents trying to cope with the day-to-day problems of children with an allergic condition will be able to get some expert advice from one of the sessions at this year’s Allergy and Free From Show, Olympia on Friday, July 7. Dr Polly James, Clinical Psychologist, and Roisin [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:01:57+00:00 May 2017|News|0 Comments

GLUTEN FREE PRESCRIPTIONS

AAA support for coeliacs Action Against Allergy is giving its support to the campaign being co-ordinated by Coeliac UK to persuade the NHS to seek an alternative to their proposed withdrawal of prescriptions for the gluten free foods needed by people with coeliac disease. AAA trustee Michelle Berriedale-Johnson writes: “We believe that removing access [...]

By | 2017-04-04T15:19:41+00:00 April 2017|News|0 Comments

Dining Out?

Are you planning a meal out with friends and family ? Or organising the office party? If so, you will need to make a booking – and there’s one easy way you can do it which ensures a gift to us without it costing you a penny! Simply visit www.charitablebookings.org, [...]

By | 2017-01-10T10:50:19+00:00 December 2016|News|0 Comments

Spotlight On The Future For Patients With Chronic Respiratory Disease

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FUTURE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE Jenny Sims reports on the AGM of The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA).    On the landmark day a restaurateur was jailed for six years for manslaughter for selling a curry containing nuts to a peanut allergy sufferer, allergy patients’ leaders [...]

By | 2016-12-12T13:16:24+00:00 August 2016|COPD, Labelling, Legislation, News|0 Comments

Eczema Education Programme

Innovative Schemes for Allergic Children Supported by Action Against Allergy - Guy’s and St. Thomas’s. The Eczema Education Programme, a pioneering approach to paediatric allergy care was begun some six years ago, at Guy’s and St. Thomas’s by Karina Jackson, Consultant Nurse, St John’s Institute of Dermatology. It provide important benefits to patients and [...]

Allergy Psychology Service

Innovative Schemes for Allergic Children Supported by Action Against Allergy - Evelina London Children's Hospital. The Children’s Allergy Service at Evelina London sees some 5,000 children and their families each year, many of whom suffer with stress, anxiety and feelings of social isolation due to their allergic conditions. The psychological impact of allergic disease [...]

By | 2016-12-12T13:16:25+00:00 February 2016|Innovative Schemes, News, Psychology|0 Comments