Up to three to four children in every ten, are affected by allergies at some time in their life, and the incidence is on the increase. Food allergies can develop at any age, although a smaller proportion of adults suffer from food allergy compared with children. In children, between three to seven out of ten will be diagnosed with a food allergy before the age of three, but their allergy can often disappear before adulthood.
The specialists in our paediatric out-patients department can help both you and your child cope with a wide range of allergic disorders including:
- food allergies
If you are uncertain of whether your child is suffering from an allergy, we can also perform allergy testing at the hospital.
Benefits of Children's allergy treatment at Cromwell Hospital
We offer extensive care in one place. Whatever your child's medical needs are, our highly experienced paediatric team is dedicated to giving him or her the best possible care.
Please note that we do not provide a paediatric intensive care unit at Cromwell Hospital. However, any deteriorating child will be quickly assessed and stabilised by a Resident Medical Officer (RMO) trained in paediatric intensive care, supported by an on-call Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant, before being transferred to the most appropriate paediatric intensive care provider by the Children’s Acute Transport Service (CATS).