Please see below for useful resources and information:
GlobalSkin.org have put together a suite of Covid-19 resources for dermatology patient organisations to use. Topics include:
- The Psycho-Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Dermatology Patients
- Impacts of COVID-19 on Children with Dermatological Disease,
- Supporting Patients and Caring for Ourselves in a COVID-19 World
- A list of disease specific resources (including allergy)
These are from varying sources including the World Health Organization, dermatological associations, and patient organisations. The resource list will be updated on an ongoing basis.
British Registry for Immunotherapy
Immunotherapy is a form of specialised treatment that can harness the immune system and reduce symptoms of a wide range of allergic and non-allergic diseases. There is a huge need to understand more about immunotherapy and the effects this has on patient outcomes.
BDA Food Allergy Specialist Group (FASG) Allergy Prevention Guidance
Another place to access the joint BSACI/BDA FASG Early Feeding guidance including guides for healthcare professionals and parents.
This page includes a PDF of recipes for introducing eggs and peanuts to infants in an age-appropriate and safe manner.
BSACI Early Feeding Guidance
New guidance from the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) has been developed to provide practical advice in implementing the available evidence from UK based research EAT, LEAP and other studies to support individualised care for Early feeding guidance for Health Professionals and downloadable parent information on infant feeding and allergy prevention.
SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH ATOPIC DERMATITIS: A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION GUIDE
This consultation guide is intended to support healthcare professionals to have productive conversations with patients and ask the relevant questions to provide optimal management of atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema.
Atopic Dermatitis: Consulation Guide
This guide will help you assess whether a patient’s condition is being optimally managed, or whether they could benefit from a referral.
BSACI statements - best practice in Allergy
Choosing Wisely is a global initiative which aims to promote conversations between clinicians and patients and help patients make choices on the care that they receive.
As part of the Choosing Wisely initiative for patients, BSACI have developed four statements on:
• Nasal douching in rhinitis
• IgE as a screening tool for food allergy in eczema
• MMR in children with egg allergy
• Alternative testing in food allergy