The Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology offers services to children with primary immunodeficiencies and complex and/or serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis, multiple or complex food allergy, severe eczema, drug allergy stinging insect allergy and those children requiring immunotherapy. Both inpatient and outpatient services are offered and includes the following:
In addition to these clinical services members of the Department are actively involved in various research activities and provide educational services to the broader medical community.
The department is located at the WCH campus and is staffed by consultants, nursing staff and dietitians.
With the exception of the Adrenaline Auto-injector Clinic, children must have a referral by a medical practitioner before an appointment can be made.
Please follow the links for referral and booking details for each of the services listed below.
Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Referral Guidelines (528kb)
Adrenaline Auto-injector Education Clinic
Bee Venom Immunotherapy
Inpatient (day admission) Challenges
Intravenous Immunoglobulin Clinic
Drug Allergy Clinic
Severe Eczema Clinic
Special Immunisation Service
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Child and Youth Health
American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
The Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, through its close association with the University of Adelaide Department of Paediatrics, has major research interests in eczema and vaccine medicine. For further information please visit the University of Adelaide, Department of Paediatrics website.
Ph (08) 8161 8638
Admin Hub (fax referrals) (08) 8161 6246
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