Transition Working Group - BSACI

Transition Working Group

The role of BSACI Transition Working Group is to provide a focus for issues relating to the transition of patients from Paediatric care to Adult care, education and research as part of the Society’s overarching mission to improve the care of patients with allergies. The committee was established to provide a forum for discussion and promote the following objectives:



The committee comprises:

Role First Name Surname
Co-chair, Consultant Paediatric Allergist Claudia Gore
Co-chair, Consultant Allergist George Gkimpas
Consultant in Paediatrics Adrian Sie
Secretary, Consultant Paediatric Allergist Aida Semic-Jusufagic
ST6 Paediatrics Anjali Rampersad
Consultant Paediatrician Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Associate Medical Director Clinical Integration Beryl Adler
Consultant in Allergy Giuseppina Rotiroti
Professor of Paediatrics John Warner
Clinical Research Fellow Kate Khaleva
Consultant Paed Allergist; Adolescent Lead, Milk OIT Lead, Joint ENT Allergy Lead, Deputy HOS Kate Swan
Consultant Allergist Liz Griffiths
Allergy Nurse Specialist Margaret Kelman
Paediatric Allergy Advanced Nurse Practitioner Maria Birchall
Consultant Paediatrician, Lead for Paediatric Allergy, Paed Safeguarding Lead (hospital) Neeta Patel
Consultant Paediatrician Nick Makwana
Consultant in Paed Allergy Paul Turner
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Lead for East of England Severe Asthma Network Rebecca Knibb
Paediatric Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist Robin Gore
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Immunology and allergy Sarita Fenton
Paediatric Allergy Nurse Specialist Sheeba Thomas
Professor in Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine Graham Roberts

Committee Governance 

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.

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Transition Working Group - Terms of Reference

Committee declaration of interests are available on request.


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