Queensland Paediatric Immunology and Allergy Service
The Queensland Paediatric Immunology and Allergy Service provides consultation, assessment and management services for children with:
- immune disorders, autoimmune diseases, mastocytosis, hereditary angioedema and immunosuppressive therapy
- allergic disorders including food allergy, anaphylaxis, severe atopic dermatitis, severe allergic rhinitis and drug allergies.
Immunology and Allergy Clinic
Level 3 (3c), Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, 4101
Mondays and Thursdays | 8am–2pm
Tuesdays | 1pm–6pm
Telehealth Clinics are also conducted with Mackay Hospital every four months.
Who can access this service?
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 16th birthday.
Existing patients with complex care needs
Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 18th birthday (patients are usually transitioned to adult services by this time).
The service is available to children living in Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Do I need a referral?
You will need a formal referral to access this service.
How do I get a referral?
Please speak with your general practitioner (GP) about being referred to the Queensland Paediatric Immunology and Allergy Service.
Other referral information
Please ensure your child stops taking any antihistamine medication at least 48 hours before their appointment.
During their appointment children will be assessed, tested and receive information about their condition from a number of immunology and allergy health professionals. appointments usually last around 2-3 hours.
Please contact the Patient Call Centre to confirm or change appointments.
t: 1300 762 831
Information for health professionals
Referring doctors should ask patients to stop taking any antihistamines at least 48 hours prior to the appointment.
Referrals should include pathology test results, where available.
Contact the immunology fellow or for urgent after-hours referrals the immunologist on-call via the hospital switchboard.
t: 07 3068 1111
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia
Child Safety Handbook
National Asthma Council Australia
Dr Jane Peake