Resources

If you are in urgent need of medical assistance, please phone 000 (or 112 from a mobile phone), or go to your nearest hospital’s emergency department.

Victorian Nurse on Call Service – 1300 60 60 24
This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, that provides immediate, expert medical advice from a registered nurse.

RCH Anaphylaxis Support & Advisory Line – 1300 725 911 or 9345 4235
Available only between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday.
This service provides:

  • Provide anaphylaxis policy implementation and health advice on issues related to Department of Education and Training (DET) Anaphylaxis Policy,
  • Provide information on training that is funded by the DET,
  • Provide relevant information to support schools and children’s services in implementing the guidelines,
  • Provide advice to families of children diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis attending school or children’s services with information regarding anaphylaxis policy.

Patient Support Organisations – Australasia

Patient Support Organisation Website
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia www.allergyfacts.org.au
Allergy New Zealand www.allergy.org.nz
AusEE (Australian Support for Eosinophilic Disorders) www.ausee.org
AusPIPS (Australian Primary Immunodeficiency Patient Support) www.auspips.org.au
MedicAlert Foundation Australia www.medicalert.org.au
MedicAlert Foundation New Zealand www.medicalert.co.nz
ARRC (Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre) www.autoimmune.org.au
ASCIA (Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy) https://www.allergy.org.au/patients/information
Autoimmune New Zealand www.autoimmune.org.nz
HAE (Hereditary Angioedema) Australasia www.haeaustralasia.org.au
IDFA (Immune Deficiencies Foundation Australia) www.idfa.org.au
IDFNZ (Immune Deficiencies Foundation New Zealand) www.idfnz.org.nz
TAMS (The Australasian Mastocytosis Society) www.mastocytosis.com.au
TMMA (The Myositis Association Australia Incorporated) www.myositis.org.au
Asthma Foundations of Australia www.asthmaaustralia.org.au
Asthma Foundation of New Zealand www.asthmanz.co.nz
Eczema Association of Australasia www.eczema.org.au
Lab Tests Online www.labtestsonline.org.au/

www.labtestsonline.org.au/understanding

Lupus Foundation www.lupus-sle.org