The Primary Care Committee was started in 2007 and is a multidisciplinary group. The Primary Care Committee consists of general practitioners with a variety of backgrounds and training, practice nurses/specialist community nurses, a health visitor, a paediatrician and a community dietitian, to learn more about them click here. The present Chairperson is Matt Doyle.
We hope this website acts as a quick reference educational resource for the busy primary care worker seeing allergy patients and also as a forum for those with a specialist interest.
The Health and Social Care Act will place an emphasis on integrated care and patient experience measures.
Work in progress
For information on Primary Care Guidelines, please click here
Department of Health. Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS, UK 2010
Royal College of Physicians. Allergy : the unmet need. London RCP,2003.
Royal College of Physicians. Allergy services: still not meeting the unmet need. London RCP,2010.
Haahtela T, von Hertzen L and Mäkelä M. Allergy Programme Working Group. Finnish Allergy programme 2008-2018 – time to act and change the course. Allergy 2008 63 (6): 634-45
Goodwin N, Smith J. Davies A, Perry C, Rosen R, Dixon A, Dixon J and Ham, C. Integrated care for patients and populations: Improving outcomes by working together. The Kings Fund and Nuffield Trust (Access date: 31.05.12) Available at: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/future_forum_report.html
BSACI Terms of Reference (ToR) define the purpose and structure of each BSACI committee. It outlines how we appoint committee members and chairs of which a job description for the chair is below.
Committee Members declarations of interests are available on request.