Clinical Immunology and Allergy

(disorders of the immune system including allergies)

We are a clinic for immunological conditions including allergies. We care for and treat patients with:

  • immunological conditions: immunodeficiencies, autoimmune diseases (connective tissue diseases) and vasculitis.
  • allergic conditions: , urticaria (hives), angioedema, rhinitis (hay fever), drug allergies,  food allergies,allergic  and stinging insect allergy.

Our services

Our services include:

  • intravenous immunoglobulin infusions to treat patients with hypogammaglobulinaemia
  • allergy skin testing and challenges
  • an injection clinic for desensitization for patients with bee, wasp, grass, cat or house dust mite allergy
  • patient education resources including house dust mite elimination and self-administration of adrenaline
  • nutrition and dietetics advice for patients with severe urticaria and angioedema
  • aspirin desensitization.

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital. You will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next.

Refer a patient

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

What to bring

  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

  • An adult carer to support you and take you home
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if you have one)

  • A dressing gown or cardigan, sleepwear or comfortable day clothes
  • Slippers and shoes (low heel, closed-in, non-slip, adjustable and firm fitting around the foot)
  • Your toiletries and personal items
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney either or both
  • Reading material for your stay
  • Medical devices required for your care (e.g. CPAP machine)
  • Do not bring large amounts of cash or valuables such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you

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Contact us

Specialist Outpatient Services
Location: Level 1, Dr James Mayne Building
Phone: (07) 3646 4444
Fax: (07) 3646 7212
Open: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to this service, view the Immunology and Allergy referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline: 1300 364 938