Digital Health (My Health Record) project

Project overview

Australian Digital Health Agency ProjectThe National Allergy Council is working with the Australian Digital Health Agency to improve allergy information in people’s My Health Record.

This project aims to:

  • Support healthcare professionals to use My Health Record
  • Help people with an allergy (and their carers) understand why it is important to have information about their life-threatening allergies recorded in My Health Record
  • Help GPs and practice nurses use the right words when describing allergies in a shared health summary when using their computer
  • Make sure that allergy information can be easily found in My Health Record

Healthcare professionals

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People with an allergy and their carers

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Content updated May 2023

The National Allergy Council remains a partnership between ASCIA and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and continues to implement the National Allergy Strategy.

National Allergy Strategy

Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.


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Funded by the governments of Australia

Lead organisations

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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