Allergy Resources

We provide a range of information to help people who live with allergies, as well as for organisations who want to find out more about the issues that people with allergic disease face in their daily lives.

Featured Resources

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LeafletsFood AllergyFood Labelling

Decoding Food Allergy Labelling

Whether you have recently received a food allergy diagnosis or have been managing dietary restrictions for a while, navigating the...

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FactsheetsDrug Allergy

Adverse Reactions to Medicines

There are a variety of ways in which people can experience adverse reactions to medications, whether pre- scribed or ‘over-the-counter’....

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FactsheetsUrticariaSkin Allergy

Urticaria and Angioedema

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU) is a common and distressing skin condition that causes red, raised, itchy and sometimes painful hives...

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FactsheetsEczemaSkin Allergy

Reactions to Hair Dye

Reactions to hair-dye products are not uncommon, and range from very mild to quite severe. They range from irritation in...

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FactsheetsEczemaSkin AllergyChildhood Allergy

Eczema in Children

Eczema (also called atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis) is a very common non contagious dry skin condition affecting approx. 1in...

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FactsheetsAir Quality

Indoor Air Quality

On this page: How does air quality affect people with allergies? Reducing exposure to indoor allergens House dust mite allergy...

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FactsheetsAir Quality

Outdoor Air Quality

On this page: Outdoor air quality and allergies Where air pollution comes from Reduce exposure to air pollutants Top tips...

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FactsheetsAsthmaHay Fever


On this page: What is immunotherapy? Will I benefit from immunotherapy? Conditions for which immunotherapy is unhelpful What does immunotherapy...

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FactsheetsAsthmaFood Allergy

Sulphites and Airway Symptoms

On this page: What are sulphites? Can sulphites cause allergies? How do sulphites cause symptoms? What foods and drinks contain...