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Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has signed new laws allowing more life-saving rescue medicines to be administered by trained members of the public in life-saving situations, such adrenaline for severe allergic reactions. Read further details here
All three devices currently available in Ireland at the present time have unique elements to their delivery. Patients and carers all have to be trained in advance, in delivery technique. IFAN believes that merely ensuring that there are enough devices in the country is no longer an acceptable standard. We are a small market and… Read more »
The UK Anaphylaxis Campaign has created a film that highlights the severity and associated risks of anaphylaxis and the preventable nature of anaphylaxis deaths. Please watch and share.
Jerry Buttimer T.D. asked the Minister for Health if he would provide an update on the public consultation commenced regarding easier access to rescue drugs in emergencies (including adrenaline); when consultation will be complete; when actions will be taken following the consultation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. Read the full… Read more »
Nine international professional allergy organisations today e-published a consensus post LEAP study. Its purpose is to “highlight emerging evidence to existing allergy prevention guidelines regarding potential benefits of supporting early, rather than delayed, peanut introduction during the period of complementary food introduction in infants”. The communication summarises new evidence, comments on how this evidence might affect present guidance… Read more »
Widely reported in the media at home and in the UK on June 5th is Making-Sense-of-Allergies: a report which has investigated ideas about the causes, diagnosis and treatment with a group of allergy specialists: “Theories about allergy – some from medical research and some from lifestyle ‘gurus’ – have led to conflicting ideas about whether allergens should be… Read more »
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Since inception in 2010, IFAN members have actively been engaged in raising awareness of allergy in Ireland among health care providers.