Hello. If you're looking for resources to help you understand more about allergies and to get the best out of GP appointments, you've come to the right place. We've got videos from parents and healthcare experts, as well as handy downloadable sheets to help you prepare for those all-important GP visits. By being prepared you can make sure that you don't forget to mention anything that could be important.
If you're looking for more information on the web, look at our further reading section.
Emma Wileman talks about Haydn and what happened the day he had an anaphylactic reaction to peanut in his breakfast cereal.
A guide to food allergies
Dr Jo Walsh simply explains what food allergies are, their symptoms and what to do about them - including getting tested by your GP.
- The forms below have been prepared to help you get the most out of your doctor's appointment. By being prepared you can make sure that you don't forget to mention anything that could be important
New NHS guideline on the diagnosis and assessment of food allergy in children:
- This website focuses on the new guidelines for patients and what you should expect from your GP or primary care practice which has been advised by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to assess and diagnose suspected food allergy in children up to their 19th birthday