About this event

  • Date and time Mon 29 Apr 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Immunology and Allergy

The RSM and Allergy Academy’s hugely popular food allergy study day is back for its 13th year, aimed at all health care professionals who see children and adults with food allergy as part of their practice.

You will:

  • Understand how to prevent food allergies
  • Know about the impact of “undeclared” food allergens
  • Know about progress towards “Natasha’s law” and its implication
  • Understand the complexities of ensuring adequate food labelling
  • Know about selection for “selective nut eating"
  • Understand the role of immunotherapy in the management of food allergies

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 28 April 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Associate RSM Student
£66.00 £54.00 £54.00 £54.00 £36.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£110.00 £90.00 £90.00 £60.00

Key speakers

Nadim and Tanya LaPerouse

Parents of Natasha Ednan-LaPerouse

Dr René Crevel

René Crevel Consulting Limited

Professor Gideon Lack

Head of Children’s Allergy Service, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Paediatric Allergy, King’s College London

Agenda

View programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Session one: Latest developments in food allergy

Chair: Dr Constantinos Petrides, Allergy Education Fellow

How to prevent food allergies. Which Foods? Which population?

Professor Gideon Lack, Head of Children’s Allergy Service, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Paediatric Allergy, King’s College London

If you only read five papers on food allergy this year…

Dr Adam Fox, Consultant in Allergy, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Food allergy across society

Natasha's journey

Mr Nadim and Mrs Tanya Laperouse

Finding undeclared food allergens that cause reactions

Dr René Crevel, René Crevel Consulting Limited

Working towards 'Natasha’s law'

Ms Michelle Victor, Partner, Leigh Day Legal Team

Panel discussion
Lunch

Session three: New horizons in food allergy management

Chair: Dr Kate Swan, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, St Thomas' Hospital Children's Allergy Service

How can food labelling best ensure safety?

Dr Chun-Han Chan, Team Leader for Food Additives, Flavourings and Contact Material Policy, Food Standard Agency

How can we select patients who may benefit from selective nut eating in practice

Dr Helen Brough, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy and Head of Service for the Children’s Allergy Service, Evelina London Children’s Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Can food immunotherapy make food allergic patients safer?

Dr Marta Kraweic, Paediatrician and Allergist, Department of Paediatric Allergy, King's College London NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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