Primary Care workers

We hope that this website acts as a quick reference for the busy primary care worker seeing allergy patients and for those with a specialist interest. Some sections are available to members, while others are accessible to everyone. To find out more about the work of our Primary Care Group please click here.

Click here to access the Primary Care Guidelines

To refer to an allergy services please see the list of UK Allergy clinics

To find out about becoming a BSACI member please click here.

If you are a Primary care worker with an interest in allergy please contact our Training and Education Coordinator Marie Gibbs - marie@bsaci.org with details of your position and centre in order for us to establish the regional interest nationwide.

Allergy Education - Click here to view a list of training courses

Allergy Academy

BSACI Rhinitis Study Days

Anaphylaxis UK Allergywise online courses

BSACI Annual Meeting:1st-3rd October 2017

BSACI Regional Primary Care Allergy Training Days

Education for health

Postgraduate courses in Allergy and Immunology

E Learning 

Free online learning now!

We have produced a free webinar which covers ‘Cow’s Milk Allergy and ‘How to take a History – Part 1’ and Part 2’.All you need to do is click on the link below to access the webinars. Each webinar lasts around 20-25mins. We would like to thank Danone Baby Nutrition for providing an educational grant to fund these webinars.

Alternatively you can now view the three webinars on You tube

Webinar 1 - Cows Milk 
Webinar 2 - Taking a History Part 1 
Webinar 3 - Taking a History Part 2  


This webinar was put together by the Primary Care Group of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) at the 2014 Annual meeting in Telford. The webinar explores possible scenarios, diagnosis and treatment of Urticaria and Angioedema, this is a great learning tool to assist GPs in the day to day management of allergy. You can either view the full length webinar or the 10 minute webinar by clicking here. 

Alternatively you can now view the two webinars on You tube

Webinar 1 long - Urticaria & Angioedema
Webinar 2 short - Urticaria & Angioedema 

More online learning (fees may apply)

NICE learning module linked to quality standards

Allergywise module (RCGP accredited) - Anaphylaxis Campaign

Pulse Learning Modules on Allergy

Articles on Allergy written for primary care

Guidelines in Practice Articles 

Practical Implementation Tips – Food Allergy ( walsh Nov 2016)

‪Food allergy and anaphylaxis: training and investment are key

Greater accuracy in diagnosing drug allergy will improve outcomes
 
‪Cow's milk allergy in children: a guide for primary care

‪Training GPs in allergy testing would reduce referrals for rhinitis

‪Primary care has a pivotal role in managing rhinitis
 
Patients should be offered referral after suspected Anaphylaxis, Dr Matt Doyle
 
‪An allergy focused clinical history is key in diagnosis of food allergy

Other Articles

BJGP differentiating milk allergy from lactose intolerance

BJGP - practical management of milk allergy in primary care

Cow’s milk protein allergy

Childhood food allergy and intolerance

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccination in a child with suspected egg allergy. 10 minute consultation. Prof. Aziz Sheikh, BMJ 2011: 343:d4536

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