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If you have an allergy, you need a MedicAlert

How MedicAlert worksIn an emergency such as an allergic reaction, every second counts. It is essential that you get the appropriate treatment quickly and accurately so that your allergic reaction does not worsen or become life-threatening (anaphylaxis).  

How does MedicAlert help?

MedicAlert supports you via our membership service and custom-made medical ID jewellery. Our jewellery enables emergency professionals to gain vital information from your secure emergency personal record.

MedicAlert membership costs only £32 per year; less than 10p per day, providing you with life-saving services and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

  • MedicAlert jewellery is always worn on your pulse points, and the front of each disc carries our international medical symbol; this ensures it's spotted promptly in an emergency

  • The back of the MedicAlert disc would be engraved with 'PEANUT ALLERGY' or 'LATEX ALLERGY', our emergency telephone number, any other conditions or information as well as your unique membership number used to identify your personal record

  • The emergency line is available 24/7, 365 days a year to first responders, police and healthcare professionals with translation services in over 100 languages and dialects. Wherever you are in the world, we can support you.

  • Your personal record is as unique as you, with the flexibility to hold a variety of information such as:

    • Health related conditions
    • Allergies 
    • Medications 
    • Scanned documents i.e. if you have an implant or pacemaker / ICD
    • Advanced Decisions 
    • Emergency contacts so your loved ones will be notified quickly

For more information on how MedicAlert can help you, click on one of the options below

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Some of the allergies our members have include:

  • Nut allergy 

  • Peanut allergy

  • Allergy to antibiotics (i.e. penicillin, amoxicillin)

  • Allergy to NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, naproxen) 

  • Allergy to anticoagulants (i.e. Warfarin)

  • Bee or wasp sting allergies

  • Shellfish or seafood

  • Latex

 Example disc - Allergic to shellfish

MedicAlert members with allergies

To read Hannah's story on how she lives with her nut allergy, click here

To read Joshua's mum's story on how he lives with his nut allergy, click here

To read Jane's story on how she lives with her severeal allergies, click here