Service Description

The Paediatric Allergy service at Macclesfield District General 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
  • links to specialist respiratory and gastroenterology clinics
  • regular joint clinics with tertiary allergy specialists

Staff

Doctors

Dr M. Gopi

Nurses

Sister Jane Taylor

Paediatric Dietitian

Sarah Kemp

Georgina Timson

Administrators and secretarial staff

Kathryn Goddard

Contact Details

  • Allergy Service
    Paediatric Department
    Macclesfield Hospital
    Victoria Road
    Macclesfield
    SK10 3BL