We were accredited as a National Centre of Excellence by the World Allergy Organization in 2014 and again in 2022.
We offer a full range of specialist allergy services for infants and children up to the age of 18.
Food allergy clinics and our food challenge service are supported by specialist paediatric dietician and clinical psychology services.
Skin prick testing is performed in clinic at the same appointment (stop antihistamine 4 days beforehand).
Food challenges, immunotherapy and drug testing and challenges on our day ward.
Peanut immunotherapy is available (private only at present, not NHS).
We have a full range of co-located paediatric specialist services including, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Dermatology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Rheumatology.
We work closely with the specialist adult allergy team and have a transition program for adolescents who require ongoing specialist care.
We have an active program of research into childrens allergies and their causes, and conduct trials of new treatments.
We also teach other healthcare professionals on the Allergy MSc, University of Southampton as well as at national and international conferences and training days.