Useful Links

Allergy Show. An annual trade fair which showcases a very wide range of ‘free from’ food suppliers and other allergy products, and includes useful seminars, cooking demonstrations and more –

Allergy UK. Patient charity with detailed and comprehensive allergy information –

Anaphylaxis campaign. Patient charity focussed on severe allergic reactions and food allergy, with useful patient information and a network of support groups for meeting other people affected by allergy –

Asthma UK. Excellent patient charity with good information and activities for young people with asthma –

ItchySneezyWheezy. An excellent source of practical information about allergies and allergy testing, produced by the St. Mary’s hospital children’s allergy team –

Information about allergic conditions, allergy tests. Guide on how to use nasal spray and eye drops as well as information on allergy treatment desensitisation specific immunotherapy –

National Eczema Society. Patient charity which is a good resource for information about eczema –

NHS allergy appointments. The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology has a useful ‘clinic finder’, which will help you find your closest NHS allergy service –

NICE guidance for the assessment and diagnosis of food allergy in children and young people.

Dr Robert Boyle - MB ChB, MRCPCH, PhD