Service Description

The paediatric allergy service at Royal Lancaster Hospital offers a comprehensive service for children with all kinds of allergies, including foods, dusts, pets and pollens and antibiotic allergy.  The paediatric allergy team (specialist doctors and nurses and our paediatric dietitians) also care for children with related problems of urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis as well as those with atopic conditions such as eczema, asthma and rhinitis.

Services Available at this Centre

ROUTINE ALLERGY MANAGEMENT

  • skin prick testing
  • blood (IgE and component) testing
  • dietitian support
  • adrenaline auto-injector training
  • food challenges
  • allergy management planning for home and schools

SPECIALIST EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

  • antibiotic challenges
  • regular joint clinics with tertiary allergy specialists

Staff

Doctors

Dr Barbara Wilson

Nurses

Sister Lesley Ryan

Dietitian

Paul Dunstan

Administrators and secretarial staff

Helen Hardman

Charlotte Bousfield

Contact Details

  • Paediatric Outpatient department
    Royal Lancaster Infirmary
    Ashton road
    Lancaster
    LA1 4RP