GP With Extended Role in Paediatric Allergy, Dorset CCG & South Hampton Hospital
Dr Howells qualified from Southampton University in 2005. After rotating through several hospital posts, she undertook GP training and completed this in 2015. She is a portfolio GP working for Bournemouth GP streaming, out of hours and the CCG as paediatric clinical lead. Helen became interested in allergy due to her own experiences of managing a child with milk and nut allergies. As a result, she completed the MSc in Allergy at Southampton University. Helen has been working with the paediatric allergy team at the University Hospital of Southampton for the last three years. She is the Chairperson of the primary care group of BSACI (British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology). She spends a great deal of her free time running allergy education sessions for primary care staff and lectures at Southampton University.