Paediatric Asthma & Allergy Service
The service is available for children with an allergic disease including asthma, eczema, rhinitis, urticaria, food allergy and anaphylaxis.
The majority of patients seen will have asthma or severe allergic reactions. This is a nurse led service.
The asthma outreach service is for children who have acute asthma attacks. This service aims to assess and treat children in their own home environment to reduce hospital attendance or facilitate early discharge.
Where service is based
Children may be seen in a clinic, at home, hospital or in a school/pre-school setting.
Hours of operation
Core hours are Monday to Friday 08.00 – 16.00
The Paediatric Community Nurses core hours of business are 07.00-23.00hrs, Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours the service operates an On-Call system 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This is available for patients on the asthma outreach service.
How to contact service
Tel: 01702 372074
How to access the service
Please ask for a referral from one of the following:
- Health professional
- Health visitor
- School nurse
- Practice nurses