Allergies

The burden of allergy

The burden of allergy The House of Lords White Paper on allergy services conirmed what allergy specialists and sufferers have known for a long time – that the burden of allergy is increasing but access to specialists remains poor. Large areas of the country lack any specialist provision at all.

Help is at hand

There is no doubt that seeing an allergy specialist can help those with food allergy, hay fever, asthma, eczema, animal allergy and recurrent hives and swelling.
Fifteen per cent of school children have asthma and 25% of adults have had hives at some point. Many patients are suffering from several allergic conditions at the same time.