Health Advisory Board

Our Health Advisory Board is a group of leading healthcare 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 Allergy UK’s 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
  • Professor 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 – Paediatric Allergy Nurse Consultant, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London
  • 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/Rhinologist 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, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • Steve Tomlin – Consultant Pharmacist – Children’s Services, Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, London
  • Dr Carina Venter – Senior Allergy Dietitian IOW. NIHR Post Doc Research Fellow, University of Portsmouth
  • Dr Joanne Walsh – General Practitioner
  • Dr Mark Wilkinson – Consultant Dermatologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Tanya Wright – Specialist Dietitian, Amersham Hospital, Buckinghamshire NHS Healthcare Trust
  • Dr Paul Turner – Paediatric Allergy, St Mary’s Hospital & Evelina Children’s Hospital. MRC & Asthma UK Clinical Scientist
  • Dr Michael Radcliffe – Consultant in Allergy Medicine, University College London Hospitals
  • Dr Carsten Flohr – Consultant and Sr Lecturer, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas’ Hospital London
  • Andrew Williams – Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Allergy, Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London
  • Dr David Mass – GP with a specialist interest in allergy, London
  • Dr Trevor Brown – Paediatric allergist at The Ulster Hospital
  • Dr Lisa Waddell – Specialist Paediatric Allergy Dietitian in Nottingham
  • Liane Reeves – Freelance & NHS Specialist Dietitian in Oxfordshire
  • Dr Tabi Anika Leslie – Honorary Consultant Dermatologist & Cutaneous Allergy, London
  • Dr Sinisa Savic – Immunologist and Allergist at St James’ Hospital in Leeds
  • Dr Helen A Brough – Paediatric Allergist at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital
  • Rachel De Boer – Paediatric Allergy Dietitian, Chase Lodge Hospital in London
  • Marianne Williams – Specialist Community Gastroenterology Dietitian in Somerset
  • Dr Christina Jones – Lecturer in Paediatrics
  • Shenagh Hume – Garden designer specialising in low pollen planting: Asthma and Allergy Nurse Specialist
  • Professor Mike Arden-Jones – Associate Professor, Consultant Dermatologist at Southampton
  • Dr Katherine Anagnostou – Specialist in Paediatric Allergy at Guys Hospital
  • Dr Nicola Brathwaite – Consultant Paediatric Allergist
  • Sarah Denman – Advanced Clinical Pharmacist for Immunology in Leeds
  • Dr Runa Ali – Consultant Allergist & Respiratory Physician. St. Bartholomew’s Hospital
  • Dr Gary Stiefel – Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at the University Hospitals of Leicester

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