Service Description

The allergy service at Wirral University Teaching Hospital offers a comprehensive service for children with a variety of allergies, including food, dust, animal, pollens and mould spores, drug allergy, and venom allergy,  The allergy team (a consultant respiratory paediatrcian,  a paediatric respiratory specialist nurse and a dietitian) also care for children with related problems of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis.

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
  • joint allergy clinics at Alder-Hey Children’s Hospital

Staff

Doctors

Dr David Lacy

Nurses

Sister Rebecca Bryson

Maureen Chadwick (Allergy Support Nurse)

Dietitian

Vicky James

Contact Details

  • 0151 604 7673
  • Children’s Outpatient Department
    Wirral University Teaching Hospital
    Arrowe Park
    Upton
    Wirral
    CH49 5PE

    United Kingdom