Online clinic on food allergies 2015

09-13Feb2015

From 9 - 13 February 2015 NHS Choices and talkhealth teamed up with Action Against Allergy, Allergy UK and Allergy Academy to present an Online clinic on food allergies.  The clinic is now only open for viewing.

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The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions about issues surrounding food allergies, including dairy, nut and gluten allergies; how to get tested and what to do if you suspect a food intolerance and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Rachel De Boer

    Paediatric Allergy Dietitian

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  • Dr Helen Brough

    Children’s Allergy Consultant - MSc Allergy, MA (Hons,) MB BS,...

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  • Ruth Chalmers

    Paediatric Allergy Dietitian

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  • Dr. Chun-Han Chan

    Senior Scientific Officer, Food Allergy Branch, Food Standards A...

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  • Dr Adam Fox

    MA(Hons), MD, MSc, MB, BS, DCH, FRCPCH, FHEA, Dip Allergy

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  • Carina Venter

    Chair of the BDA's Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group

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CHARITY PARTNERS

Action Against Allergy

Action Against Allergy provides information, advice and support to those made chronically ill through the many different forms of allergy and those who care for them. Action Against Allergy provides information, advice and support to those made chronically ill through the many different forms of allergy and those who care for them. Campaigning for expert diagnosis and treatment to be available to all through the National Health Service.

Their ‘Find a Doctor’ service provides personalised advice on the nearest allergy specialist and membership benefits include an informative journal three times a year. In addition, information packs and leaflets covering the whole spectrum of allergy-related illness are available.

Allergy UK

Allergy UK is the leading national medical charity providing advice, information and support to people with allergies and food intolerance. Allergy UK acts as the 'voice' of allergy sufferers, representing the views and needs of those affected by this multi-organ disease.

The charity makes a difference through a dedicated helpline and network for sufferers. Allergy UK provides invaluable information and guidance to empower sufferers so that they can manage their symptoms and receive appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

Allergy UK also helps to educate health care professionals who work with patients with allergic conditions, as well as educating corporate bodies in the need for products suitable for allergy and food intolerance sufferers.

Allergy UK is a certified member of The Information Standard, which is an independent certification scheme for health and social care information supported by the Department of Health.

For more information visit: www.allergyuk.org or call the Allergy UK helpline: 01322 619898

Allergy Academy

Action Against Allergy provides information, advice and support to those made chronically ill through the many different forms of allergy and those who care for them. The King’s College London Allergy Academy was inspired by the need to provide education in Allergy to everyone who wanted it – doctors, nurses, dieticians, pharmacists as well as patients and their families.

Our commitment is to provide education of the highest quality, practically focussed, tailored to the differing needs of those who want it and accessible to everyone. By improving education, our ultimate aim will always be to improve the care provided to our patients.

Academy programme is focused on offering practical courses which help develop the practice of the large number of different health care professionals who deal with allergic patients every day.

For more information visit www.allergyacademy.org