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Dr Michael Radcliffe graduated from Birmingham University Medical School and spent twenty years as a general practitioner with allergy special interest in Hampshire.
In 1982 he completed a Postgraduate Course in Clinical Allergy at the Cardiothoracic Institute, University of London. In 1995 he was appointed Specialist to the Allergy Service at University College London Hospitals. In 1997 the GMC first recognised Allergy as a separate specialty and he became promoted to Consultant.
His clinical interests include gastrointestinal allergy, the broad spectrum of food allergy and intolerance and the investigation and effective management of anaphylaxis, urticaria and angioedema. He undertakes clinics in general allergy where he applies an allergy-focused approach to the management of asthma, eczema, and rhinitis.
He is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of The Anaphylaxis Campaign and an advisor to Allergy UK.
Areas of interest
Allergy diagnosis; Food allergy; Food intolerance; Allergic asthma; Hay fever; Rhinitis; Allergy desensitisation; Allergen immunotherapy; Anaphylaxis; Urticaria; Hives; Angioedema; Bee & wasp venom allergy; Drug allergy; penicillin allergy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Senior Consultant in Allergy Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant in Allergy Medicine, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London.
Urticaria and Angioedema
Food Allergy and Food Intolerance
Investigation and Management of recurrent Anaphylaxis
Radcliffe MJ, Lampe F and Brostoff J. Allergen Specific Low-Dose Immunotherapy in Perennial Allergic Rhinitis; a Double-blind Placebo-controlled Crossover Study. Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology. 1996; 6: 242-247.
Radcliffe MJ. Chapter: Food Allergy and Intolerance in A Colour Guide to the Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Disorders, ed. William F Jackson. 1997; Mosby-Wolfe Medical Communications.
Radcliffe MJ, Lewith GT, Turner RG, Prescott P, Church MK, Holgate ST. Enzyme potentiated desensitisation in treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: double blind randomised controlled study. British Medical Journal. 2003 Aug 2;327(7409):251-4.
Radcliffe MJ, Scadding GK, Morrow-Brown H. Lupin flour anaphylaxis. Lancet 2005; Apr 9;365:1360.
Radcliffe MJ, Scadding GK, Pollard G, Reading D, Morrow-Brown H. Could lupin flour allergy explain some cases of idiopathic anaphylaxis?; Poster at BSACI Annual Meeting 2005.
Radcliffe MJ, Lewith GT, Prescott P, Church MK, HolgateST. Do skin prick and conjunctival provocation tests predict symptom severity in seasonal allergic rhinosinusitis? Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 2005; 36:1488–1493
Courses offered to GPs
Well-prepared talks offered on various allergy topics.
- Primary Medical Degree School of Medicine, University of Birmingham 1970
- Membership Royal College of General Practitioners 1980
- Postgraduate Course in Clinical Allergy Cardiothoracic Institute, University of London 1982
Reference number 1211232
Details of entry to specialist register
- Allergy Specialist, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Anaphylaxis Campaign Medical Panel,
Allergy Research Foundation
- BMI Sarum Road Hospital, SO22 5HA
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 01962 826127
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Contact via Carol Ennever, Secretary at BMI Sarum Road Hospital Winchester 01962 826127