Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can I contact for further information or to answer any questions?

Contact the SRH Nurse Unit Manager:  03 5358 8555

  • I have been diagnosed as being at risk of anaphylaxis, how do I manage my anaphylaxis while I am in hospital and when I go home?
    • Immediately tell a staff member if you use your auto-injector
    • Make sure you discuss all your allergies and past reactions with the staff caring for you
    • Keep your adrenaline (epinephrine) auto-injector (commonly known by the trade name EpiPen®) with you when you are hospital
    • Staff will discuss with you, your family, or your carer where to keep your auto-injector so you can access it quickly and easily.
    • Read and download the Information for patients with severe allergies_2021.