Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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.

How to access the service


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.

PDF iconPaediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Referral Guidelines (528kb)

WCH page link iconAllergy Clinic

WCH page link iconAdrenaline Auto-injector Education Clinic

WCH page link iconBee Venom Immunotherapy

WCH page link iconImmunodeficiency Clinic

WCH page link iconInpatient Consultation

WCH page link iconInpatient (day admission) Challenges

WCH page link iconIntravenous Immunoglobulin Clinic

WCH page link iconDrug Allergy Clinic

WCH page link iconSevere Eczema Clinic

WCH page link iconSpecial Immunisation Service

Useful sites for further information on allergy and immunology

Australian Sites

Link iconAustralasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Link iconChild and Youth Health

Link iconAnaphylaxis Australia

American sites

Link iconAmerican Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Link iconThe Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Research activity

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 Link iconUniversity of Adelaide, Department of Paediatrics website.

Contact details


Ph (08) 8161 8638

Admin Hub (fax referrals) (08) 8161 6246

WCH page link iconBack to Division of Paediatric Medicine

last modified: 29 Sep 2020