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What the service does
How to access the service
Location of service
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What the service does

The immunology service provides outpatient clinics and a day centre for adults and children with:

  • allergies
  • immune deficiency
  • immunology conditions

We also provide a telephone consultation service for:

  • Belfast Trust
  • other hospitals across Northern Ireland
  • GPs
Outpatient clinics

Adult outpatient clinics are on Level 6B of the outpatients building at the Royal Victoria Hospital. They take place at the following times:

  • Wednesday mornings
  • Thursday afternoons

Paediatric outpatient clinics are in the Children’s Hospital. They take place on Tuesday mornings.

Immunology Day Centre

The Immunology Day Centre is a ward dedicated to patients with immunological and allergic disorders.

The following care is provided in the Immunology Day Centre:

  • immunoglobulin replacement therapy
  • biological therapies for inflammatory diseases
  • allergy skin testing
  • allergy diagnosis
  • allergen desensitisation, which can help some people deal with severe allergies
Additional clinics

We have a joint adult immunology and respiratory clinic called the Lung Defence Clinic. This takes place on two Tuesday afternoons each month at Belfast City Hospital.

We also hold a monthly clinic in the Children’s Hospital that covers:

  • immunology
  • paediatric respiratory conditions
  • paediatric infectious diseases

Who provides the service

Our immunology team includes the following staff:

  • one specialist doctor
  • two consultants
  • three specialist trainees

How to access the service

You can be referred to the immunology service by your GP or a hospital doctor.

Location of service

The Immunology Day Centre is on Ward 34 of the Elliott Dynes Building on the Royal Hospitals site.

Useful links

Regional Immunology Service NI


Locations where this service is delivered