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This is the eighth in our series of joint study days hosted by the Allergy Academy and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Our aim is to equip healthcare practitioners with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the community. This time we focus particularly on common allergic disease in children and targeted towards doctors and nurses working in the primary care setting, but any interested healthcare professionals are welcome to attend. Learning objectives:- Be able to manage wheeze in children- Be able to recognise and manage anaphylaxis- Be able to manage eczema in children- Understand how to optimise device usage to gain control of allergic disease- Understand the impact of food exclusion on growthTopic highlights:- Management of a wheezy child- Management of food allergy in children- Management of eczema in children Course Programme9.00 – 9.30 Registration Morning Session9.30 – 9.40 Welcome and introduction9.40 – 10.20 Managing Wheeze and Anaphylaxis10.20 – 11.00 When does Food Induce Symptoms11.00 – 11.30 Break11.30 – 12.15 Why is my child coughing?12.15 – 13.00 Managing devices in practice13.00 – 14.00 LunchAfternoon Session14.00 – 14.40 Optimising Growth whilst avoiding milk and egg14.40 – 15.20 Managing challenging eczema at school15.20 – 16.00 Title – tbc16.00 Close of meeting Course Director: Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant Paediatric Allergist at Evelina London Children’s Hospital Organser name: South East Thames FacultyEmail Address: sethames@rcgp.org.uk