Anaphylaxis Awareness Level 2 (VTQ) Articles

Thank you for your interest in Anaphylaxis Awareness Level 2 (VTQ). We hope you enjoy these articles that discuss some important issues in our industry.

Changes to timing instructions on the administration of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Junior adrenaline auto-injector

The Anaphylaxis Campaign (www.anaphylaxis.org.uk ) have reported that Mylan UK has recently received an approval for a variation to the administration of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Junior adrenaline auto-injector.

Adrenaline Auto-Injectors New Legislation for Schools

Adrenaline Auto-Injectors legislation was passed in Westminster to allow UK schools to be able to  keep spare adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) for emergency use.  The legislation comes into effect from 1 October 2017.

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade. This auto-injector is a little different from others on the market. Allergy specialists have asked for a simple adrenaline auto-injector with a higher dose, an extended shelf life and a longer needle and this is what the Emerade is designed to meet.