COVID-19

We are doing our utmost to protect all our patients, staff and the wider community from the spread of COVID-19. We remain dedicated to providing new and existing patients with continued care during these unprecedented times.

If you would prefer your appointment to be conducted remotely please let our reception staff know. Where needed pathology requests, prescriptions and information will be emailed or mailed to you after your consultation.

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If you answer Yes to any of the following questions DO NOT ATTEND the clinic in person for your upcoming appointment. Contact our reception staff to change your appointment to a Telehealth consult.

  1. Are you unwell with acute respiratory symptoms including SOB, cough, sore throat?
  2. Are you unwell with fevers or chills?
  3. Have you recently lost sense of smell or taste?
  4. Have you been diagnosed with COVID19 in the past 14 days?
  5. Have you been in contact with a person who is a known case of COVID?
  6. Have you been overseas in the last 14days?
  7. Are you or a member of your household awaiting COVID19 results?

Our doctors are leading clinicians, all of whom have roles in public hospitals in Melbourne. If there is any disruption to their ability to safely practice, with the significant challenges that COVID-19 brings, we will make every effort to ensure that your care is continued, and in some cases it may be that this will be by another specialist within our team. We will inform you if this becomes the case.

To enquire about a telehealth appointment, please phone 03 9328 4573 or email reception@allergyasthma.com.au

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    Specialist diagnosis and treatment of allergic disease, asthma and immune deficiencies.

Advice or exemption regarding COVID Vaccination

Please be aware that whilst we do our best to help all referred patients, we are receiving a large number of referrals for patients seeking advice about COVID vaccination and who are seeking an Exemption Certificate for vaccination. Given the urgency of the COVID-19 situation with escalating Victorian case numbers we are unable to see these patients in a reasonable time-frame.

We therefore strongly suggest that patients seeking exemption be sent in the first instance to the Victorian Special Immunisation Service (VicSIS) clinics for assessment and offered vaccination in accordance with their test results and guidelines.
https://mvec.mcri.edu.au/references/the-vicsis-victorian-specialist-immunisation-services-network/

We also advise that doctors at this practice will only issue an Immunization Medical Exemption, or a Temporary Medical Exemption from vaccination for an indication approved by ATAGI.
https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2022/02/atagi-expanded-guidance-on-temporary-medical-exemptions-for-covid-19-vaccines.pdf

Patients who have suffered anaphylaxis to vaccines should be referred to designated VicSIS centres for testing and vaccination with a suitable agent. We do not perform testing for allergy to the vaccine or the constituents in this clinic.

Mastocytosis or anaphylaxis to foods by themselves are not reasons for vaccine exemption or exclusion. Recommendations for these individuals are: vaccination in a centre able to treat anaphylaxis and an additional observation period following vaccination if required.

In summary, the overwhelming medical evidence supports vaccination as safe and offering the best chance of protection from COVID-19 and its complications. This practice therefore strongly supports vaccination in all who are eligible.

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As well as offering allergy skin testing, we provide our expert opinion on conditions such as rhinitis, asthma, anaphylaxis, food allergy, hay fever, stinging insect allergy, urticaria and angioedema and immunodeficiency.

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Allergy telehealth consultations

Allergy Telehealth Consultations

Our clinic offers online telehealth consultations which are Medicare billable for eligible patients from regional or interstate areas outside metropolitan Melbourne.
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Please note that we do not see patients below the age of 12 years.


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