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Allergy

The Allergy team at Alder HeyThe Department of Paediatric Allergy at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital provides an allergy service for children with common allergic symptoms and a rapid access service for patients referred from our Emergency Department.

We are also a tertiary referral centre for evaluation of children with complicated allergic conditions such as multiple food allergies, chronic urticarial, bee and wasp allergy and drug allergy.

We are a multidisciplinary team currently comprising two allergy specialists, 4 paediatricians with a special interest in allergy, 1 Consultant Nurse and one Allergy Associate Nurse Specialist.

Investigations and services

  • Skin prick testing
  • IgE testing and interpretation
  • Epipen training
  • Food challenges to diagnose or exclude food allergy
  • Drug challenges
  • Insect and Venom allergy evaluation
  • Evaluation for immunotherapy

Appointments and contacting us

To make an appointment please contact your GP.

To change appointments, please contact patient access centre on 0151 252 5631 or use the form on the homepage.

If you are already a patient and have questions you can reach us at 0151 293 3641.

Your comments and experiences

  • Thanks to Tina Dixon and Aideen Byrne for some very insightful and helpful talks at the Allergy Show in Liverpool Arena at the weekend (26-27 October 2013)

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