ASCIA Progress Report – National Allergy Council Projects - May 2023
ASCIA has been progressing work on the following National Allergy Council projects since July 2022:
- Shared Care for Allergy project - The aim of this project is to improve access to quality healthcare for people with allergies, particularly in regional, rural and remote areas. The latest updates are available at https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/ascia-progress-report-nac-shared-care-for-allergy-project
- Schools and Children’s Education/Care (CEC) Services project - The aim of this project is to provide consistent guidelines and improve knowledge about management of allergies and anaphylaxis in schools and CEC services. The latest updates are available at https://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/ascia-progress-report-nac-schools-and-cec-project
Increased Staff Capacity
- ASCIA employed two project officers to work on the National Allergy Council projects who commenced work on 1st March 2023, as listed on the ASCIA website www.allergy.org.au/members/committees#d
- In addition, existing ASCIA staff and contractors are working to progress work on the National Allergy Council projects.
This news item was issued on 10 May 2023 and updated on 19 July 2023 by Jill Smith, CEO of ASCIA, the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.