Evelina Children's Allergy Service at St. Thomas' Hospital - BSACI

Evelina Children's Allergy Service at St. Thomas' Hospital

Evelina Children’s Allergy Service at St. Thomas’ Hospital is a specialist allergy service offering treatment for all allergic conditions and offers both sublingual and subcutaneous desensitisation for a number of different inhalant allergens and oral food immunotherapy (cow’s milk and peanut as Palforzia). We work in partnership with the Adult Allergy service at Guy’s Hospital and provide an adolescent clinic for transition between the two services.

The Children’s Allergy service is a designated training centre and has received accreditation at the highest level of the international Quality Management scheme by the GALEN European network of excellence (www.ga2len.net) and the World Allergy Organization (WAO). The department runs a comprehensive postgraduate education programme through the KCL Allergy Academy (www.allergyacademy.org) and a large research programme.

All clinics are consultant led and supported by specialist nurses and dieticians. There are joint clinics with other specialities including dermatology, gastroenterology, ENT, respiratory medicine for complex cases. We also run a dedicated Drug Allergy clinic and High Risk Vaccination services, as a designated Yellow Fever Vaccination centre. We have a dedicated paediatric allergy psychology service and deliver individual therapy and workshops for children, young people and parents. 

Children Seen By

  • Paediatrician (Allergist)

Immunotherapy

  • Immunotherapy For Pollen
  • Immunotherapy For Non Pollen Inhalents
  • Immunotherapy For Venom
  • What Routes Of Immunotherapy Are Available: Both

Service

Age Group

  • Regular Challenge Sessions
    Children only
  • Desensitisation / Immunotherapy
    Children only
  • Regular Day Case Sessions
    Children only
  • Drug Allergy with Challenge
    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

Specialism

  • Dr Helen Brough
    Head of Service for Paediatric Allergy
  • Prof Gideon Lack
    Head of Academic Service

Consultants

Specialism

  • Dr Adam Fox
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr George du Toit
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Susan Chan
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Kate Swan
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Tom Marrs
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Alexandra Santos
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Ru-Xin Foong
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Liz Powell
    Paediatric Allergy

Doctors

Specialism

  • Dr Suzana Radulovic
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Lauri-Ann Van der Poel
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Hannah Marshall
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Anjali Rampersad
    Paediatric Allergy
  • Dr Holly Boyd
    Paediatric Allergy

Lead Health Professionals

Specialism

  • Ms Andrea Swan
    Matron
  • Ms Rebecca Batt
    Advanced Nurse Practictioner
  • Ms Rachel De Boer
    Specialist Dietician
  • Ms Ruth Chalmers
    Specialist Dietician
  • Ms Rebecca Arnold
    Lead Psychologist
Announcement

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