rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.


Alert5 is a very clever new iPhone app which alerts your friends, family and colleagues and the emergency services of your exact location using the GPS signals sent by your phone. The message it sends will let them know you need help and they will know what that means. Once you’ve entered your personal details this can all be done at the press of a button.

iPhone and Android app for people with anaphylaxis
“The benefits of Alert5® are different for each and every person. Regardless of age there will be a scenario that may arise where it would bring “Peace of mind” to know that at a touch of a button someone knows you are in trouble and need help.

Alert5® was intially aimed at the younger generation, but, it has quickly come to light that it could be beneficial to anyone, regardless of age or gender.”

It’s quite simply, peace of mind in your pocket. Visit the Alert5 website for more information.

You can download and test the app for FREE by searching for “alert5” on the Apple App Store and it’s also available for Android phones.

If you continue on and buy the app for £4.99 per year, please enter WALL12 for the referral code and the App will then appear as shown in the images below.

Alert 5 app pinpoints your exact location in case of emergency

Alert 5 app pinpoints your exact location in case of emergency

So as well as carrying two adrenaline auto-injectors wherever you go you should also download this app, it could be £4.99 very well spent.

Has anyone got this app yet? Anyone actually used it?



An allergy and health writer and freelance copywriter, Ruth is passionate about helping those with allergies and food intolerances take control, embrace their condition, and learn to live with and love who they are. It can be very lonely finding you have allergies and discovering what helps you can be a life long journey. What works for one person won't work for another, so after trying nearly every allergy treatment under the sun and finding hours of research necessary to keep abreast of what's going on, Ruth started writing her blog, What Allergy? in April 2009. Ruth has life threatening allergies herself to all nuts, all diary, tomatoes and celery and knows first-hand what it's like to have an anaphylactic attack. Voted in the Top 5 UK allergy blogs by Cision UK in 2011, What Allergy is packed full of interesting articles, hints and tips and product reviews which are a must read for anyone with allergies, food intolerances or sensitivities, asthma and eczema. From subjects such as "What is celery allergy?" to "Surviving a holiday abroad with allergies", it's packed with useful and interesting information. You can register free for a weekly newsletter by visiting her website and also keep in touch by following her on Facebook and Twitter.

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