Guidance on the use of adrenaline auto-injectors in schools

There has been a change in the legislation where schools may now administer their “spare” adrenaline auto-injector (AAI), obtained, without prescription, for use in emergencies, if available, but only to a pupil at risk of anaphylaxis, where both medical authorisation and written parental consent for the use of the spare AAI has been provided. KeithProTrainings Read More …

Adrenaline Auto-injectors to be reviewed by the European Medicines Agency

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a review of adrenaline auto-injectors, which are used as first-aid treatment of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reactions) prior to calling for emergency medical  assistance. This review was requested by the UK medicines agency, the MHRA, following a national review of all adrenaline auto-injector products approved in the UK.  Although Read More …