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Beat Anaphylaxis

Beat Anaphylaxis Beat Anaphylaxis is a resource-filled website, created by a range of healthcare professionals in the North East to help improve clinical care of anaphylaxis, and support patients and their families. Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Around 40% of us have at least one allergy; for most people, reactions are … Continued

Beat Asthma

Beat Asthma Beat Asthma is a diverse group of people from health professionals to parents to asthma sufferers themselves who believe passionately in improving awareness and knowledge about children’s asthma. About 1 in 10 children or young people in the UK have asthma, and for most, it is a mild disease that doesn’t impact too … Continued

The Little Orange Book

The Little Orange Book The Little Orange Book helps parents of under-fives with practical information about common childhood conditions. Distributed to all new mums in Newcastle and Gateshead through health visitors, this little gem helps parents and carers to recognise and respond to a range of common diseases, illnesses and conditions as well as pointing you … Continued

Vaccinations, Immunisations and Inoculations

Vaccinations, Immunisations and Inoculations Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. They work by training your immune system to develop antibodies that protect you from disease. All vaccines are extensively researched and tested before they are approved for use. Their effectiveness and side effects are also regularly monitored. Existing vaccines are also … Continued