Anaphylaxis is a severe and sometimes sudden allergic reaction to an allergen. Anaphylaxis is potentially life threatening and always requires an emergency response.

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Related information

Allergy and anaphylaxis management within the curriculum P-12 procedures (PDF 531.78KB)

Legal Issues Bulletin No. 52 outlines the legal rights and responsibilities to a government school student who is diagnosed as being at risk of anaphylaxis

Health and Safety - Anaphylaxis (intranet) for information about anaphylaxis training, risk management and general use adrenaline injectors.

ASCIA, the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

National Allergy Strategy The National Allergy Strategy is a partnership between the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA)

Allergy Aware A hub for allergy aware resources and support for schools and children’s education and care services to prevent and manage anaphylaxis.

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