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South West Allergy & Immunology Network (SWAIN)


Hospitals which make up the Network:-

University Hospital, Southampton
Cardiff University Hospitals
Plymouth Hospitals, NHS Trust
University Hospitals, Bristol 

There is no central hub but meetings rotate quarterly to Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth and Southampton with approximately 10-15 members attending each one. All meetings are minuted with feedback for each.

There are approximately 30 members within this network.  All AHC professionals, nurses, scientists, trainees and medics are welcome to join

Please see examples of meeting content below:-

  • Guideline and info sheet development

  • Regional and national updates re commissioning

  • Immunology and allergy cases

  • Joint SWAIN wide audit data presentations

  • Research topics

  • QPIDS and IQAAS accreditation issues

Written protocols are shared and utilised within the network, examples are given below:-

  • info sheets

  • SOPs e.g. skin prick test and oral challenges

These protocols are usually developed locally at each site.



Contact Hasan Arshad to obtain further details.

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