How we can help you
We can help if you have problems with your immune system. This includes autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as:
- Systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjogren's syndrome - autoimmune diseases in which your immune system attacks your own tissues causing inflammation and tissue damage.
- Vasculitis - inflammation of your blood vessels.
- IgG4-related disease and sarcoidosis - chronic inflammatory conditions.
- Inflammatory eye disease
- Immunodeficiency - your immune system is unable to fight infectious disease and cancer.
We also help you if you have allergy disorders such as:
- Anaphylaxis - severe allergic reaction.
- Eczema or atopic dermatitis - conditions which make your skin red and ichy.
- Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis - nose and eye problems due to allergies.
- Allergic asthma
- Drug, vaccine, food, or venom allergy
- Hives and angioedema - swelling beneath your skin.
- Nasal polyposis - non-cancerous growths in the lining of your nose or sinuses.
- Mastocytosis - a condition where certain immune cells called mast cells build up under your skin and/or in the bones, intestines and other organs.
Our services include:
- Allergy skin testing - applying substances to your skin to identify allergies. These include drug, allergens in the air, food, and venom.
- Allergen immunotherapy to treat allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, and venom allergy
- Biologics - special medicines which help inflammation and allergy.
How to find us
Professorial Suite, Level 2, Campus Centre Building, Prince of Wales Hospital (building 16 on our campus map).
Our team includes specialist immunologists and doctors in training who assess, treat and help you to manage your immunological condition.
Our clinic consultants are:
- Dr James Yun
- Dr Mark Taylor
|Clinic Name||Clinic Day||Clinic Time|
|Immunology Clinic||Monday||9:00 am - 7:00 pm|
|Immunology Clinic||Thursday||1:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
Your local general practitioner (GP) or your specialist will decide if you need to use our services. If you need to make an appointment please ask your GP to fax us your referral letter with any blood test results. Fax number 02 9382 2400. If your appointment is urgent please ask your GP to call 02 9382 2403.
Referrals are reviewed and then allocated an appointment date.
One of our team will contact you within 7 days to schedule an appointment.
Wait times may vary. An urgent referral will be seen within 4 weeks. A non-urgent referral may be seen in up to 2 months.
If you provide your mobile phone number you will receive a SMS reminder 5 days before your appointment. Please let the Immunology Department know if you do not want to receive a SMS reminder.
If you need to change or cancel your appointment please telephone us on 02 9382 2403.
- Your Medicare card.
- Recent blood test results. If you do not have a copy of your results, please bring the name of the pathology company that performed the test so we can follow up with them.
- Any scans and reports related to your hormone condition.
- A list of all the medicines you are currently taking including any herbal or over the counter medicines.
Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and the healthcare professional you want to speak with.
How we can help you
We aim to help you if you are experiencing headaches. A headache involves pain in the head, face or neck. There are many different types of headaches. Headaches can be a common condition. Occasionally they can be a symptom of a serious medical condition. It is important with all types of headaches to get a proper diagnosis. Our specialised Doctors aim to diagnose, manage and treat your headaches.
Whilst located in the Prince of Wales Hospital this is a private service and not part of public outpatients. All new and follow up appointments will incur the scheduled fee.
If you experience sudden onset of a severe headache, visit your nearest Emergency Department or call an Ambulance on 000.
A/Prof Alessandro Zagami
Clinic Opening Hours
Friday 9.30 am - 1.30 pm
To refer your patient
Visit Information for Health Professionals
How to find us
Institute of Neurological Sciences, Level 2, High Street Building, Prince of Wales Hospital (building 2 on our campus map).
We help to diagnose your headaches. We provide management and treatments if you are experiencing:
- Tension headaches
- Cluster headaches
- Other headaches.
Our neurology medical specialist is Associate Professor Alessandro Zagami. Professor Zagami will assess, treat and help you manage your headaches.
Our Registered Nurse will provide you education if you need injectable medication. They also coordinate clinical trials with new treatments and research into headache.
We work with your local GP, other specialists, the Headache Foundation and researchers.
You will need a referral letter from your local doctor (GP) or specialist addressed to:
A/Prof. A. Zagami
Private Headache Clinic
Prince of Wales Hospital
Level 2 High Street
RANDWICK NSW 2031
Email or fax this referral to us, along with a list of your current medications and any investigations such as MRI, CT scans etc.
Once we have reviewed your referral, we will send you a letter by post with your appointment details. If your referral is triaged as urgent, a member of our administrative team will contact you by phone.
If you need to change or cancel your appointment, please phone the clinic on (02) 9382 2422.
Our service is a private clinic so all appointments will incur a scheduled fee.
On the day of your first appointment please bring:
- Headache diary (if you use one)
- CT Brain and/or MRI Brain Scans
- Recent blood test results
- Your referral letter from your GP
- Your Medicare Card
- A list of your medicines or bring all your medicines in a bag, including any herbal or over the counter medicines
- You are welcome to bring a support person (a relative, friend or carer) with you.
If you need help with your condition, start by making an appointment with your local GP to discuss your health. If your GP needs some advice, they can telephone our specialist doctor at the clinic.
If you need a prescription, please ask your GP.
Your GP is your primary health care provider and it is important that you continue to visit them. Our specialist doctor will send a letter to your GP after every clinic appointment.
Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us by telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and the healthcare professional you want to speak with.
We are teaching hospital and you may be asked to be involved in research. You have a right to say no. If you do so, this will not impact in any way on the services we will provide.