Service Description

The Paediatric Allergy service at Leighton Hospital offers a service for children with allergies, including foods, dusts, pets and pollens.  The Paediatric team also care for children with related problems of urticaria, and angioedema as well as those with atopic conditions such as eczema, asthma and rhinitis.

Services Available at this Centre

ROUTINE ALLERGY MANAGEMENT

  • blood testing
  • dietitian support
  • adrenaline auto-injector training
  • food challenges
  • drug challenges
  • allergy management planning for home and schools

Staff

Doctors

Dr Gemma Keelty

Nurses

Dietitians

Elizabeth Hodson
Paige Carroll

Administrators and secretarial staff

Joanna Jones