Service Description

The allergy service in Preston has been running since 2005. The clinic offers a one stop service from diagnosis, investigation, treatment, education and follow-up for children with Allergies. We have 2 consultant paediatricians with an interest in allergy and a visiting paediatric allergist and immunologist. Our service also has an allergy specialist nurse who conducts investigations and education as well as supporting schools, nurseries and primary care.

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

CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH

  • development of e-databases and other e-resources together with the University of Manchester

Staff

Doctors

Dr Colin Lumsden
Dr Samriddhi Padhye

Nurses

Sister Theresa Jeng-Rowe

Dietitian

Carol Pinder

Administrators and secretarial staff

Lynne Singleton
Karen Howard

Contact Details

  • Paediatric Allergy Department
    Royal Preston Hospital
    Sharoe Green Lane
    Fulwood
    Preston
    PR2 9HT

    United Kingdom