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One in five of the UK population suffers from hay fever which reduces quality of life and work performance, and can impair results in school examinations.

One in 50 children suffer from peanut allergy. That’s one child in every second classroom. Peanut allergy may cause life-threatening anaphylaxis.

Asthma accounts for 70,000 admissions and anaphylaxis for 30,000 admissions to hospital each year within UK. Medications for allergies cost £0.9 billion/yr, 11% the total NHS drug budget *

* House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee enquiry into “Allergy”

Here at Homerton we aim to provide a reliable and quality allergy service. Tests and treatments are based on peer reviewed scientific evidence and our team has a wealth of experience in the allergy field.

For more information please visit the NHS Choices website at:

Key staff 

Thippeswamy Billahalli - Lead Nurse for Allergy
Claire Roaf: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Allergy
Caroline Gilbert: Associate Allergy Nurse Specialist

More information

Services contact : 020 8510 7729/7769
Phone this number for any enquiries about appointments or cancellations. Please give as much notice as possible if you are cancelling an appointment so that we can offer your time to another patient.