Adult allergy service earns 'Centre for Excellence' status

Thursday 20 October 2016

The Adult Allergy service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ is the largest of its kind in the UK.

The allergy service for adult patients at Guy's and St Thomas' has been awarded ‘Centre for Excellence’ status by the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA²LEN).

GA²LEN is an organisation service which brings together researchers looking at asthma and allergic diseases across Europe.

The adult allergy service at Guy’s and St Thomas’, which includes consultants, specialist trainees, nurses, dietitians and researchers, is the largest of its kind in the UK.

It provides patients with a comprehensive range of allergy services.

Dr Rubaiyat Haque, clinical lead for adult allergy at Guy’s and St Thomas’, says: "Receiving international recognition is a fantastic achievement for the allergy service at Guy's and St Thomas'.

"GA²LEN's stamp of approval confirms that the allergy service provides the highest levels of clinical standards and cutting edge research. This means we are able to provide patients with the very best care and treatment available."

Last updated: October 2016

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