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Useful Organisations

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Allergy Campaign Groups

The National Allergy Strategy Group
Website: www.nasguk.org
The National Allergy Strategy Group (NASG) is an alliance of the professional organisation BSACI(British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology), the patient charities, Allergy UK (AUK),The Anaphylaxis Campaign (TAC) and the Allergy Alliance(AA) and industry partners. Since its formation in 2001, the NASG has worked, with others, to highlight the need for allergy services; the inadequate care available for allergy patients at all levels in the NHS and to improve NHS allergy services.

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Other Useful Organisations

Boots WebMD
Website: www.webmd.boots.com
The site is editorially independent and includes content from WebMD, Boots, the British Medical Journal and NHS Choices

Boots Web MD 

The British Dietetic Association
Telephone: 0121 200 8080
Website: www.bda.uk.com
Professional association for dietitians.

 The British Diabetic Association

The British Society for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
Website : http://www.bant.org.uk/

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Chemical Free
Website: www.chemicalfree.co.uk
Aims to make life more livable for those affected by Chemical Sensitivity and Food Intolerance.

 Chemical Free

The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Website: http://www.cnhc.org.uk

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European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations (EFA)
Website: www.efanet.org

EFA is a European network that was founded in 1991, prompted by the belief that an international organisation formed by European patients associations that share the same aims, would be a more effective way to serve the needs and safeguard the rights of patients and their carers.

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Food Standards Agency
Consumer Helpline: 0345 573012
Website: www.food.gov.uk
An independent Government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.

 Food Standards Agency

Medic Alert Foundation
Telephone: 01908 951045
Website: www.medicalert.org.uk
MedicAlert® is a registered charity providing a life-saving identification system to protect and save lives.

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Patients Association
Helpline: 08456 084455
Website: www.patients-association.com
Provides advice for patients on gaining access to NHS services.

 Patients Association

Other Charitable Organisations

Action Against Allergy
Website: www.actionagainstallergy.co.uk

Anaphylaxis Campaign
Website: www.anaphylaxis.org.uk

Asthma UK
Website: www.asthma.org.uk

The British Lung Foundation
Website www.blf.org.uk

Coeliac UK
Website www.coeliac.co.uk

Haydn's Wish
Website www.haydns-wish.co.uk/

The IBS Network
Website www.ibsnetwork.org.uk

The Latex Allergy Support Group
Website www.lasg.org.uk

National Eczema Society
Website: www.eczema.org