Following the recent publication of our Penicillin allergy de-labelling services guideline, BSACI held a webinar on this topic with Q&A opportunities, open to both BSACI members and non-members, on Monday 30th January 2023. The recording is available to view below.
– Harm associated with the label (Dr Nikhil Premchand)
– Current pathway for patients with a penA label, and the limitations of this pathway (Dr Shuaib Nasser)
– Outline of the key points of the guideline (Dr Sophie Farooque)
– Potential difficulty in implementing these guidelines and ongoing research to address these issues (Dr Louise Savic)
In August 2022, BSACI announced the publication of the ‘Guideline for the the diagnosis and management of Pollen Food/Oral Allergy Syndrome’. In October 2022, we held a webinar on this topic with Q&A opportunities, open to both BSACI members and non-members – the recording is available to view below.
Epidemiology – Prof George Du Toit
Diagnosis – clinical history, standard allergy tests, CRD, oral food challenge – Dr Kostadin Stoenchev
Management – medication, dietary management, immunotherapy – Dr Isabel Skypala
Patient perspective- anxiety around which foods will trigger symptoms, quality of life, need for individualized advice – Sarah Baker