The Paediatric Allergy Service is a high quality, patient centred service for food allergy, Rhinitis, Atopic Asthma and Eczema.
We can also provide Grazax immunotherapy for hay fever and Omalizumab service here. Our Allergy Service has grown significantly and attracts more than 200 new patients, over 100 oral food challenges day cases and over 200 skin prick testing per year.
Service was instrumental in developing a model ‘Community Anaphylaxis programme for schools and Early years settings’ presented in national’ presented in national conferences including NHS HEE 'Improving Patient Safety, The Collaborative Working' 2016 and BSACI conference 2012.
Allergy service helped improving and awareness about the Food Information Regulations (FIRs) on allergen labelling by doing trust wide Clinical Governance work which will improve the safety of the patients at risk of food allergies.
Our team consists of an allergy consultant, nurses and dietician who are passionate about their work and are able to deliver ‘One Stop Food Allergy Service’ to many of our children. Our passion about the allergy has been recognised and we won the year’s most prestigious National ‘Clinical Team Allergy Hero Award’ 2016 in London through public nomination.
Sunderland Royal Hospital Switchboard 0191 5656256
Niall Quinn Children’s Centre, Kayll Road, Sunderland SR4 7TP
Consultant Paediatrician - Dr Prashant Kumar
Senior Specialised Dietician - Heather Allaway
Divisional General Manager - Jackie Butterworth
Directorate Manager - Derek Curry
Matron - Richard Allsop