Immunology and Allergy Centre

Adult Clinics

We run regular clinics on Tuesday mornings, Thursday afternoons, and Friday all day for adults aged >16 years old. Also twice monthly anaesthetic/drug allergy specialist clinic on Friday mornings.

The clinics are located at Level 1 Gate 36 Brunel, Southmead Hospital.

Clinics cover both Allergy and Immunology referrals.

Day-cases

  • Allergy desensitization/Omalizumab injections - mainly based at Level 1, Gate 36 alongside the Tuesday/Thursday/Friday clinics.
  • Immunology Day cases e.g. Immunoglobulin infusions – in the shared / hospital day-case unit Level 1 at Gate 5 or at Level 1 Gate 36.

Food/Other Challenges

  • Pre-arranged challenges are performed in the shared/hospital day-case unit Level 1 Gate 5 or at Level 1 Gate 36.

New Referrals

Research

The department is research active and so patients may be asked if they would like to be involved in research projects.

Training

The department trains junior doctors and nurses, and so patients should be prepared to be reviewed by doctors and nurses in training, with appropriate senior support.

Contact/Enquiries:

N.B. Paediatric Allergy cases are generally seen at The Bristol Children's Hospital (Respiratory Medicine Department) - 0117 3428258

 

Additional Outreach Services:

 

1.  Gloucester Royal Hospital

 

Adult Clinics: Regular clinics are run every Wednesday morning for adults aged >16 years old at the Edward Jenner Unit, Ground Floor, in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, GL1 3NN.

Day-cases: Immunology Day cases (e.g. Immunoglobulin infusions) are performed in the Haematology Day Care Unit, Ground Floor, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, GL1 3NN

Food/Other Challenges: Pre-arranged via North Bristol NHS Trust

New Referrals: Clinics cover both Allergy and Immunology but the service is currently closed for new Allergy referrals from GPs. Please see Patient Referral Pathways via North Bristol NHS Trust

Contact/Enquiries: To contact the service please call 0300 422 5213, 0300 422 4057 or via North Bristol Trust Immunology Secretaries or Immunology Nursing Team – see Allergy and Immunology Clinical Staff Contact Details.

 

2.  Musgrove Park Hospital

 

Adult Clinics: We run regular clinics for adults aged >16 years old on the morning of the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Taunton.  Clinics have just started at Bridgewater Community Hospital, but they are NBT owned clinics.  

Day-cases: Immunology Day cases (e.g. Immunoglobulin infusions) are performed in the shared hospital day-case unit in the Beacon Day Centre. Additionally, immunoglobulin infusions are given locally, near patients via the “Chemo bus” facility. 

Food/Other Challenges: Pre-arranged via North Bristol NHS Trust. 

New Referrals: The clinic now only sees follow up patients in Immunology and Allergy, but new patients will be accepted once seen at North Bristol NHS Trust. Please see Patient Referral Pathways via North Bristol NHS Trust. 

Research: The department is research active and so patients may be asked if they would like to be involved in research projects – via North Bristol NHS Trust. 

Contact/Enquiries:

  • General enquiries - via Haematology secretaries at Musgrove park:
  • Via North Bristol Trust Immunology Secretaries or Immunology Nursing Team – see Allergy and Immunology Clinical Staff Contact Details

Updated 29/01/2021