This service provides care for patients with asthma and allergic diseases, incorporating those with immunoglobulin deficiencies.
Clinical service overview
We work in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
Clinical care is integrated with basic and clinical research and forms a node of the national Co-operative Research Centre for Asthma and Airways, a $52 million national research partnership between the Federal Government, partner universities and hospitals and the private sector.
This service does not routinely offer treatment for the following:
- Patients who are being treated for the same condition at another Victorian public hospital
- Children under 18 years of age
- Patients with atopic eczema (refer to Dermatology, unless there are specific allergy concerns)
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the service Registrar to discuss the case.
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral enquiries (03) 9076 2934
- Referral fax (03) 9076 2245
|Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Clinic||The Alfred||55 Commercial Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004|
|Lung Function Laboratory||The Alfred||55 Commercial Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004|