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Australian Government Department of Health


Managing your child’s food allergy in high school: Parent webinar

The National Allergy Strategy has partnered with Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia to deliver a series of webinars to help parents and guardians manage food allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis in children’s education and care services, primary and secondary schools and camps.

The third in the series was “Managing your child’s food allergy in high school” presented on Zoom on Wednesday 4 May 2022.

This webinar covers:

  • Understanding the risks in High school
  • Key principles of the Best Practice Guidelines for anaphylaxis prevention and management in schools
  • What does it mean to be Allergy Aware?
  • Includes responses to participant questions by an expert panel comprising:
    • Dr Katie Frith (Paediatric allergy specialist)
    • Dr Wendy Freeman (GP and Health Eductor for Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia)
    • Val Noble (Clinical Nurse Consultant in Allergy at the Perth Children’s Hospital)

The webinar recording is available below along with 7 questions that were answered specifically during the webcast. There are also two further written questions and answers available.  

Content updated June 2022