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

 

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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