Our Health Advisory Board
Our Health Advisory Board is a group of leading health care professionals with specialist knowledge in allergy. The Health Advisory Board also has a presence on the Allergy UK Board of Trustees.
We are able to call on their services for medical advice in the production of information leaflets and factsheets and they are there to assist our Helpline with any query on more complex or less common allergic conditions.
Our Health Advisory Board currently consists of the following professionals:
- Dr Adam Fox – (Chairman of the Allergy UK Health Advisory Board)
Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London
- Professor Jonathon Brostoff
Professor Emeritus of Allergy and Environmental Health at Kings College, London
- Dr Peter Howarth
Honorary Consultant Physician with a clinical and research focus on asthma, particularly severe asthma, and allergy. University of Southampton.
- Professor Roger Buckley
Professor of Ocular Medicine
- Lisa Dixon
Independent Nurse Specialist
- Professor Stephen Durham
Professor of Allergy & Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London. Specialising in allergy, asthma, rhinitis and immunotherapy.
- Roisin Fitzsimons
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children’s Allergy Specialist, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
- Jackie Gaventa
Health Visitor Lead Paediatric Allergy
- Dr Rita Mirakian
Consultant in Allergy & Immunology, with interests in all aspects of allergic conditions. The Royal National Ear, Nose & Throat Hospital, London, and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
- Dr Rubaiyat Haque
Consultant Allergist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
- Dr Glenis Scadding
Hon Consultant Allergist/Rhinologista at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London.
- Dr Neil Shah
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Specialist lead for GI allergy, St Thomas’ and Great Ormond Street Hospitals, London.
- Pepe Shirlaw
Consultant in Oral Medicine, with interests in allergies related to dentistry. Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
- Dr Isabel Skypala
Specialist Allergy Dietitian, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital.
- Professor Helen Smith
Professor of Primary Care
- Steve Tomlin
Consultant Pharmacist - Children's Services, Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, London.
- Carina Venter
Senior Allergy Dietitian IOW. NIHR Post Doc Research Fellow, University of Portsmouth
- Joanne Walsh
- Mark Wilkinson
Conultant Dermatologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
- Tanya Wright
Specialist Dietitian, Amersham Hospital, Buckinghamshire NHS Healthcare Trust.
- Dr Paul Turner
Specialist in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology.