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Understanding Allergies – Conference Introduction and Presentation

Clare Bristow, Founder of the Sadie Bristow Foundation, followed by Dr Ola Smith, Specialist Paediatric Consultant at The William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.


Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Dr Helen Cox, Leading Expert in Allergens and Immunology


Food Allergen Cross Reactions and Associations

Interview with Dr Helen Cox, Lead clinician and Consultant in Paediatric Allergy and Immunology at Imperial College NHS Trust

Dr Helen Cox regularly lectures at Imperial College. She is a clinical course leader for the MSC in Clinical Allergy, an international training course, based at Imperial College. Helen also speaks annually at the British Paediatric Dermatology Congress and the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. She is an invited guest speaker at numerous Allergy conferences both within the UK and Europe.

We are grateful to the Kent County Council for their Local Member Grant Scheme, we were awarded a grant which has helped us produce this talk by Dr Helen Cox.

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Allergy Help Course

Dr Helen Evans-Howell – comprehensive and practical knowledge, equipping you with the tools and strategies that you need to effectively manage allergies.

“Although I have been on this allergy journey for 14 years, I am still learning, you can’t absorb all you need to know in your allergy appointments. April has more allergies than Sadie, and her reactions have been different. I thought I knew the signs but when April had her first reaction, she behaved differently and it was so scary. Thankfully we knew how to use the adrenaline pens and felt we knew when to give it to her.

“I joined Dr Helen’s Allergy courses to refresh my brain. I learnt so much including more about the mechanism of how the body reacts. She explained it so simply and yet it felt like I was being given secret medical information that only the doctors know.

“If you have an opportunity to do the whole course or just a module I thoroughly recommend it. The expertise and opportunity to have these experts at your finger tips is truly fantastic.” Clare Bristow

New courses that will cover four age ranges – preschool, primary, secondary age and adults. Sign up for the one which suits your needs.

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Managing Paediatric Eczema

Heulwen Wyatt, Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Dermatology

Heulwen Wyatt, discusses the types of eczema, the role of eczema within allergies and the importance of controlling eczema in relation to allergies.


Facing the Challenges of Living with Allergy

Dr Leah Kugelmass and Odile Scherrer, Clinical Paediatric Psychologists

This video explores the psychological impact of living with allergies on children, young people and their families, as well as the role of clinical psychology within physical health outcomes.


Nutrition and Allergies

Misbha Primett, Paediatric Allergy Dietician

A discussion of the relationship between food and allergies, covering these topics: includes types of food allergies and intolerances, breastfeeding and weaning, food labelling, travelling and eating out, social situations, common allergens, probiotics, recipes and more…

How to cope after an anaphylactic reaction

View this online event led by Polly James

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Understanding Allergies PDF

A resource with tips about managing your food challenge, introducing new foods, managing anxiety and healthier air at home.


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