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Allergies: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 53403, tabled on 21 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to ensure patients with multiple allergies such as asthma and eczema have access to a multidisciplinary team who can consider the best care for the patient across their conditions; and whether he will make a statement.

Answered on

29 September 2022

NHS England commissions specialist allergy services for patients with complex and severe allergy. The service specification sets out that specialist allergy centres should ensure that multidisciplinary care is provided for patients. There are regular review meetings between the regional commissioning teams and providers to ensure compliance with service standards.