Statement on the death of Georgina Hickman

Statement on the death of Georgina Hickman

  • 28 July 2017
  • News

We were saddened to read this week of another tragic death of a young lady, apparently from exposure to peanut.

The media report raises a number of issues which are likely to be of concern to anyone with, or caring for someone with, peanut allergy.

We are trying to find out more about the circumstances surrounding this tragic event and we will keep you updated of any new information we acquire.

Our fact sheet aims to answer some of the questions which you and your family might have about living with peanut allergy or tree nut allergy to help you to minimise risks and learn how to treat an allergic reaction should it occur. You can read this on our website here.

If you have any concerns, please contact our helpline team at or call 01252 542029