Service Description

The Paediatric Allergy service at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary 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

Staff

Doctors

Dr Shirley Castille

Dr Ahmad Waquar

Nurses

Sister Wendy Sinclair

Administrators and secretarial staff

Gill Gannon

Contact Details

  • Department of Paediatrics
    Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
    Wigan Lane
    Wigan
    WN1 2NN

    United Kingdom