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Talk: Allergic Reactions to Bee Stings and Treatment

Published 8.May.2016, 10:30pm

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Talk Hosted by Orpington Beekeepers

Date: 18th May 2016

Time: 7.30 for 8pm

Dr. Alaisdair Stewart, who runs the allergy desensitisation unit in the Medway area is coming to talk to beekeepers about allergic reactions to bee stings and the treatments available to help relieve symptoms. He will cover all types of reaction, not just anaphylaxis.

Do come along and hear what he has to say. The knowledge you gain from the talk may help another beekeeper.

Venue: Atomwide Ltd, Ravensquay Business Centre, Cray Avenue, Orpington, BR5 4BQ. 

There will be tea and coffee available from 7.30pm and the talk will begin at 8pm.

We hope to see you there.

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