About Us

This website has been developed by a working group consisting of representatives of the following organisations:

  • British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) Paediatric Allergy Group. The BSACI is the national, professional and academic society who represent the specialty of allergy at all levels. Its aim is to improve the management of allergies and related diseases of the immune system in the United Kingdom, through education, training and research.
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Founded in 1996 and now with about 17,500 members across the world, the RCPCH plays a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research and policy.
  • The Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity focused on supporting those at risk of severe allergies. We have been providing information and support to patients and their families for over 21 years.
  • Allergy UK is the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy. We work with government, professional bodies, Healthcare Professionals and corporates towards our vision and to help improve the lives of the millions of people with allergic disease.

The Anaphylaxis Campaign and Allergy UK both have helplines which can provide further advice.

We would like to thank:

  • Members of the BSACI, teachers, parents of food-allergic children and teenagers with food allergies who provided input
  • The Department of Health and Social Care
  • Staff at the New South Wales Anaphylaxis Education Program, Australia
  • Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia
  • The Royal Pharmaceutical Society

The contents of this website are based on the Department of Health and Social Care “Guidance on the use of adrenaline auto-injectors in schools.

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