One in 50 children suffer from peanut allergy. That’s one child in every second classroom. Peanut allergy may cause life-threatening anaphylaxis.
Asthma accounts for 70,000 admissions and anaphylaxis for 30,000 admissions to hospital each year within UK. Medications for allergies cost £0.9 billion/yr, 11% the total NHS drug budget *
* House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee enquiry into “Allergy”
Here at Homerton we aim to provide a reliable and quality allergy service. Tests and treatments are based on peer reviewed scientific evidence and our team has a wealth of experience in the allergy field.
For more information please visit the NHS Choices website at: http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Food-allergy-myth-buster.aspx
Thippeswamy Billahalli - Lead Nurse for Allergy
Claire Roaf: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Allergy
Caroline Gilbert: Associate Allergy Nurse Specialist
Barnett, Dr Sheena Yvonne
Consultant in allergy
Rothenberg, Dr Tammy
Rajakulasingam, Prof. Raja
Consultant physician and honorary senior lecturer.
Sood, Dr Rajiv