Allergy & Immunology
Looking after a child with an allergic disease or immunological disorder can be challenging and may have a significant impact on your child and family's quality of life.
The specialist team at John Hunter Children's Hospital have extensive experience in providing accurate diagnosis, to tailoring a treatment plan aimed at addressing your child's specific needs, while at the same time helping you understand and manage your child's condition.
Our dynamic and passionate team can help children with:
- Food allergies and risk of anaphylaxis
- Allergic Rhinitis (Hay fever)
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
- Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory disorders
- Recurrent infections and suspected Primary Immune Deficiency
- Vaccine related adverse events
- Medication allergies
Allergy/Immunology Information Videos
Allergy/Immunology Kids Health Fact Sheets
Parent Information Sheets
Food allergies and anaphylaxis (information for schools)
Egg allergy and egg free diet
Food allergies and Eczema
Food and Vegetable Allergy
House dust mite allergy - what should you do?
Cow's milk (dairy) allergy and milk free diet
Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Allergy and Immunology resources (external to HNEkidshealth)
How do you make an appointment?
Your general practitioner or specialist can send a referral to Paediatric Allergy Services through the Paediatric Outpatient Department.
John Hunter Children's Hospital Administration
8.00am - 4.30pm
Monday to Friday
Ph: (02)49 213670 for all appointment enquiries
Outside the hours please contact John Hunter Switch on (02) 49 213000.