Colchester General Hospital - Paediatric Allergy Clinic - BSACI

Colchester General Hospital - Paediatric Allergy Clinic

2-3 Consultant led multi-professional specialist general allergy clinics per week.

2 Nurse specialist led eczema clinics per month. Weekly consultant or specialist nurse provided asthma clinics. Electronic booking system (choose and book). Referrals accepted for allergy clinics.

Children Seen By

  • Paediatrician (Allergist)


  • Immunotherapy For Pollen
  • What Routes Of Immunotherapy Are Available: Sublingual Only


Age Group

  • Regular Challenge Sessions
    Children only
  • Desensitisation / Immunotherapy
    Children only
  • Regular Day Case Sessions
    Children only
  • Drug Allergy Without Challenge
    Children only
  • Eczema
    Children only
  • Food Allergy
    Children only
  • General Anaesthetic Allergy
    Children only
  • Latex Allergy
    Children only
  • Rhinitis
    Children only
  • Urticaria / Angioedema
    Children only
  • Venom Allergy
    Children only

Lead Consultants


  • Dr B S Sihra
    Paediatrician (Allergy)

Health Professionals


  • Ms Sandra Birkett
    Nurse Specialist
  • Ms Claire Porter
    Associate Practitioner
  • Ms Sue Robertson
    Nurse Specialist
  • Ms Sue Eldridge

Project Manager for National Allergy Strategy

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