The Clinical Immunology and Allergy Team

The department has 4 consultants, 1 associate specialist, 2 specialist registrars and 4 clinical nurse specialists and has input from paediatricians, respiratory consultants, a dietician and administrative staff.

The aims of our department are to:

  • Provide a patient centred, high quality, comprehensive and evidence based service for adults and children with immunodeficiency and autoinflammatory disease and adults with allergy.
  • Act as a focus for education in immunological and allergic conditions for patients, carers, medical students and postgraduates
  • Input in to paediatric Ataxia Telangiectasia clinic
  • Contribute to research in autoinflammatory diseases and Ataxia Telangiectasia
  • We are supported by CPA accrediated, high quality pathology laboratory services, which include our Immunology laboratory with a wide repertoire of available assays.

Meet the team

The department has 4 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 2 Specialist Registrars and 4 Clinical Nurse Specialists and has input from paediatricians, respiratory consultants, a dietician and admin staff.

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Dr Betsy Cleave,

Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Evon Boules,

Registrar

Tel:0115 970 9130

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kate Hopkinson,

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Tel:0115 970 9130

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Linda Towlson,

Specialty PA

Tel:0115 970 9130

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Elizabeth McDermott,

Consultant Immunologist

Tel:0115 970 9130

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Elizabeth Drewe,

Consultant Immunologist

Tel:0115 970 9130

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Prashantha Vaitla,

Consultant Immunologist

 

 

 

Imelda Tynan, Clinical Nurse Specialist Tel:0115 970 9130

Ruth Weldon, Clinical Nurse Specialist Tel:0115 970 9130

Marie Henson-Edwards, Patient Pathway Co-ordinator Tel:0115 970 9130

Maria O’Connor, Patient Pathway Co-ordinator Tel:0115 970 9130

Catherine Blundell, Nursing Admin Assistant  Tel:0115 970 9130