Immunology

Who we are

PCH’s Immunology Department provides a service for children with allergies (including food, drug, insect sting and latex), immune deficiencies, and some auto-immune diseases.

Conditions we manage

  • immune disorders
  • autoimmune diseases
  • mastocytosis
  • hereditary angioedema
  • immunosuppressive therapy
  • allergic disorders, including
    • food allergy
    • anaphylaxis
    • severe atopic dermatitis
    • severe allergic rhinitis
    • drug allergies.

Services we provide

  • diagnostic testing including skin prick tests, intradermal skin prick tests, and challenge tests.
  • immunotherapy for insect venom such as bee and wasp, aeroallergens such as house dust mites and pollens.
  • evaluation and treatment of allergic conditions including asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis, food, insect, drug, latex allergies and immune disorders. 
  • some same-day admissions for procedures and consultations for children admitted under other specialty teams at PCH.
  • outreach clinics at Joondalup Health Campus (external site) and the Mt Lawley REACH clinic (external site)

Referrals

All Specialist Rooms, GP’s and WACHS referrers are being advised to direct all non-urgent referrals for PCH outpatient services to the Central Referral Service. 

Phone

1300 551 142 

Fax 

1300 365 056 

Online

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Central-Referral-Service-guide-for-referrers 

  • New referrals will be assessed against the eligibility guidelines and prioritised according to medical need.
  • Referrals from Nurse Practitioners, other non-medical referrers and private hospitals (including those with a private-public partnership) are to be directed to PCH Referral Office.
  • All urgent referrals are to be sent to the PCH Referral Office.
  • Urgent referrals must always be discussed with the PCH Consultant / Registrar on call before the referral is sent.
  • The referral needs to include the name of the Consultant/ Registrar the referrer spoke to.
  • Each referral is to be faxed individually.

PCH switchboard

6456 2222

PCH Referral Office fax

6456 0097 

PCH Referral Office email

pch.referrals@health.wa.gov.au

Hours

A 24 hour on-call service is provided to health professionals.

Outpatient services

  • Monday afternoon
  • Tuesday, 8am - 5pm
  • Friday morning

Location

Our outpatient clinics are located in Clinic D on Level 1 (take the Pink Lifts).

View the PCH map for more information.

Contact us 

Phone: 6456 2222 (PCH switchboard)