Launch of the Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard

National launch and live webcast

The Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard was launched via webcast on Wednesday, 24 November 2021.

Hosted by Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, the panellists included:

  • Dr Peter Leman – Emergency and Acute Medical Physician, Fiona Stanley Hospital Perth WA
  • Dr Preeti Joshi – Paediatric Clinical Immunology/Allergy Specialist and Staff Specialist of Allergy and Immunology, The Children’s Hospital, Westmead NSW
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Alan Eade ASM – Chief Paramedic Officer, Safer Care Victoria, and Department of Paramedicine, Monash University
  • Dr Joanne Simpson – General Practitioner, Sandringham VIC, with a special interest in allergic disease

The recording from the event is below. Listen to the host Associate Professor Amanda Walker and the panel of experts as they discuss key areas for improvement addressed by the standard including prompt recognition of anaphylaxis, appropriate treatment, and safe discharge and follow-up care.