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The Royal Children's Hospital has been contracted by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to provide an Anaphylaxis Advice & Support Line to DET central and regional staff, school principals and school representatives, school staff, children's services staff, and parents/carers wanting support.
The service is available between the hours of 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
Our community education and training coordinators, Carol Whitehead and Kathryn Rigopoulos work in the Allergy and Immunology Department at the Children's Hospital providing advice and support on implementing the anaphylaxis legislation. The Allergy and Immunology Department also delivers train the trainer in first aid management of anaphylaxis, accredited training in 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis and education sessions for families. The Royal Children's Hospital has been supporting children, families/carers, schools and children's services in anaphylaxis management for many years.
1300 725 911 or 9345 4235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What support is offered?
If you are currently looking at developing anaphylaxis policies, or in the process of reviewing your policy, RCH can provide advice and support relating to: