Service Description

The paediatric allergy service at University Hospital of South Manchester (Wythenshawe) 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. The team have direct links with the adult allergy service at the hospital.

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 clinics with allergists running adult service

Staff

Doctors

Dr Naveen Rao

Nurses

Sarah Brooks

Dietetian

Diane Poulton

Administrators and secretarial staff

Gillian Harvey

Contact Details

  • 0161 291 2266
  • Department of Paediatrics
    University Hospital of South Manchester
    Southmoor Rd
    Manchester
    M23 9LT

    United Kingdom