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Organisations and Networks
Allergy UK is a national medical charity established to increase understanding
and awareness of allergy, to help people manage their allergies, to
raise funds for allergy research and to provide training in allergy for
health care professionals including Doctors, Nurses, Dietitians and
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is the largest professional medical speciality
organisation representing allergists, clinical immunologists, allied
health professionals, and other physicians with a specialist interest
in allergy. Its website contains extensive information for patients,
medical professionals, its members and the media.
Anaphylaxis Campaign is a membership
based organisation which provides information and guidance about
anaphylaxis primarily to its members and to potential members but also
to the media, health professionals and food companies. There is also a
strong campaigning role, particularly in the areas of product labelling
and allergy services.
Association of Anaethetists of Great Britain and Ireland - This site contains guidelines for
documentation and management of anaphylactic reactions during general
anaesthesia. It includes information for health professionals and the
general public, including therapy protocols and downloadable information
Asthma UK - A wealth of information for asthma sufferers and monitoring procedures for health professionals.
Australasian Society for Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
British Dietetic Association
British Lung Foundation
The British Society for Immunology
British Thoracic Society is a
professional medical membership society. It exists to help improve quality and
standards of care for people with respiratory and associated disorders.
It organises two annual conferences, produces evidence-based treatment
guidelines, publishes the learned journal Thorax with the BMJ,
promotes research, operates a Peer Review Scheme and works closely with a
range of other organisations to promote good practice.
Education for Health is a powerful merger
of two fo the UK's leading education institutions for health
professionals: the National Respiratory training Centre (NRTC) and
Heartsave. It aims to provide a consistent, comprehensive and innovative
approach to professional health training across the fields of
cardiovascular disease and respiratory health, with the ultimate
objective of transforming lives worldwide. Educational programmes are
run nationally and internationally and are accredited by the Open
ENT-UK is a professional medical
membership association set up for the public benefit of education,
training and research int he fields of otorhinolaryngology - head and
neck surgery; the relief of patients suffereing from diseases in the
ear, nose and throat related areas.
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is a Europe wide association of
allergists and clinical immunologists which aims to promote public
education, basic amnd clinical research and to encourage training and
on-going education of doctors and allied health professionals in the
European Respiratory Society
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA2LEN) - A website which provides information about training in allergy.
Lithuanian Society for Allergology & Clinical Immunology
Medic Alert - Registered charity providing a life-saving identification system for patients with serious medical conditions and allergies.
National Allergy Strategy Group
National Asthma Council of Australia - Provides information about Asthma for patients and training information for health professionals
National Eczema Society - Education and training for eczema sufferers
Primary Care Respiratory Society UK - A forum for management of asthma and other respiratory diseases in Primary Care
Respiratory Education UK - The desire to improve patient care and
services through the development and education of individuals and health
professionals is at the heart of Respiratory Education UK and it is
this which drives the day to day work and guides its future vision. We
have also recently commenced an MSc in Respiratory Disease Management.
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Physicians
World Allergy Organization (WAO) is an international organization of
70 regional and national allergology and clinical immunology societies.
its aim is to build a global alliance of allergy societies to advance
excellence in clinical care, research education and training.
Resources for health professionals and patients
Allergen Nomenclature - A list of major and minor allergens
- A list of studies performed on the structure and epidemology of
allergens searched by name, with direct links to published articles
Allergy Report - A Manual of Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment
Asthma Resource Centre
Food Allergy Support
- This site is aimed primarily at the food industry, it is useful for
anyone with an interest in food allergy. if you work in the food
industry please visit the site regularly because there will be frequent
updates. Your comments on the site are welcome, pelase email
Latex Allergy Support Group
Leave it out
- This is a specialist eating out guide on a mission to stamp out
second best! With our site and your reviews the days of dodgy dining
experiences are numbered.
National Electronic Library for Health
-The specialist library for ENT and Audiology is a unique, NHS-funded
resource that aims to provide healthcare professionals with access to
the best available evidence in ENT, audiology and thyroid disorders. the
Library produces free bi-monthly email updates of recent guidelines,
systematic reviews and events.
National Allergy Forecast & Information about allergies - Pollen reports and forecasts for the USA and allergy information
National Pollen and Aeriobiology Research Unit - Information for doctors and patients on allergy and hayfever, pollen counts in the UK.
- A reguarly updated site providing an unbiased evaluation of unproven
techniques in the diagnosis and management of allergic and other
theconferencewebsite.com - This is a free website that displays medical conferences and courses.