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'Little progress' in allergy treatment in the UK, say doctors

posted 24 Jun 2010, 00:21 by Cora Bastiaansen   [ updated 3 Jul 2010, 03:58 ]

June 24, 2010

Leading doctors say millions of people affected by allergies in the UK are being denied the specialist medical help they need.

A report by two Royal Colleges and allergy doctors says services should be better organised. It is thought up to seven million people have an allergy severe enough to require specialist care.

The report gives a picture of increased pressure on services and a shortage of specialist doctors.

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