News, By Caroline Duggan, 18 Februarypeanut

The Anaphylaxis Campaign, which supports people with severe allergies, is holding a special conference for its 20th anniversary, focusing on a round-up of past, present and emerging trends and themes in the care and management of this condition. Its Healthcare Professional Conference, North, 2014 is taking place on Wednesday 30th April 2014 from 9.30am to 4pm at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool.

Speakers at the What’s New in the World of Allergy? event include Professor Ian Kimber, professor of toxicology at Manchester University, Hazel Gowland, Anaphylaxis Campaign food adviser, Dr Paul Turner, clinician scientist, senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant in paediatric allergy and immunology at Imperial College London, and Anaphylaxis Campaign CEO Lynne Regent.

The conference is free for members of the organisation and membership is £20 a year. To book a place at the conference, visit http://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/events?id=225 or phone Sue Higgs on 01252 893854. Also see http://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/get-involved/membership/membership-for-healthcare-professionals for membership details.