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  • improved food labelling

    Improved Food Labelling – Will It Help Prevent Allergic Reactions?

    In light of several widely-reported incidents of deaths by allergic reaction, new laws around food labelling are being proposed to help prevent further deaths. Current labelling laws means foods don’t necessarily feature key information for allergy sufferers, with no legal obligation to list potential allergens in foods prepared on premises. The proposed laws hope to…

  • A&E for sepsis

    Sepsis – Do I Go To A&E?

    The National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines instructing medical professionals to treat patients experiencing the symptoms of sepsis faster and more efficiently. These changes have been put into place following a 2015 inquiry which found that 40% of patients attending A&E with sepsis symptoms were not attended by a doctor…

  • Allergy awareness wristbands

    Allergy Awareness Wristbands: What You Need To Know

    Whilst allergies come in all shapes and forms, they also come with a number of serious consequences for sufferers, with some allergies proving life-threatening. Should an attack happen, be it at school, work or a public place, a wristband identifying the type of allergy the individual has or simply alerting those around them, could help…

  • Hay fever

    Hay Fever Advice

    Do you suffer from hay fever? Well, spring and summer tis’ the season for it, and as the warmer months approach, you’ll need to think about how you are going to combat the symptoms.   Allergy UK’s Allergy Awareness week has recently taken place, so we thought we’d put together a few of our top…

  • 5 Tips On Getting A Good Nights Sleep

    Are you having trouble sleeping?   You’re not alone. As many as half of us struggle to get a good nights sleep, which can contribute to a number of debilitating factors, including tiredness, a reduction in concentration levels and more seriously, an increase in the risk of developing diabetes and depression.   So what can…