EpiPens could be installed in public places

15 November 2021

A report from independent advisory body the Commission on Human Medicines has recommended that EpiPens and other adrenaline auto-injectors be placed in public places, such as restaurants, in the same way that defibrillators are increasingly being installed for public use, to help save the lives of people suffering from potentially deadly allergic reactions.

A public consultation will be needed before a decision can be made on the wider availability of adrenaline auto injectors (AAIs) in public places, along with legislative change.

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