The Department will periodically contact patients waiting for an outpatient clinic appointment via SMS, with a link to an electronic form. This is part of routine waitlist auditing to ensure patient details are up to date. If you receive this SMS, please update your details.
North South North West Statewide
This condition is treated in the Paediatrics clinic
This clinic is for the diagnosis and management of those children less than 18 years of age with allergic disorders.
Allergy testing can be arranged and management plans created.
All referrals should comply with the Referral Standards and specifically include:
- History of allergy - onset, pattern of symptoms
- History of anaphylaxis
- Family history of allergies/anaphylaxis
To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Paediatrics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.
Implement action plan and educate regarding the use of Epipen if there is proven anaphylaxis. Please see ASCIA - Anaphylaxis Resources for further information.
For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.
Urgent / category 1
High risk of anaphylaxis due to environment
Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.
Proceed to Emergency Department (ED).
LGH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED* – Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED* – Phone: (03) 6493 6351 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6173 0489
Advice for medical practitioners can be given by the Medical Officer In Charge (MOIC) - see HealthPathways Tasmania for contact information.
*MCH and NWRH MOICs request GPs call them prior to referring a patient to ensure the patient is being sent appropriately to a safe destination.
We will endeavour to see these patients within 1 month.
Urgent referrals should be accompanied by a phone call to the Consultant/Registrar to organise urgent review.
For any urgent sexual abuse/assault concerns please phone RHH switchboard and ask Paediatric Sexual Assault Consultant or Registrar on call for advice.
We will endeavour to see these patients within 3 months
Next available appointment