Allergy Testing

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital offers a wide range of private tests and investigations including allergy tests. Speak to your GP if you would like a private allergy test and ask for a referral to Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital. Alternatively please contact us on the telephone numbers below for more information about allergy testing.

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is one of Cambridgeshire's leading dermatology specialist clinics.

Dermatology is the medicine which includes skin and its diseases, a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. Our dermatologists look at the care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp and hair.


Self Pay Patients - Why wait to be diagnosed?
At Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital you can choose your consultant and decide when it suits you to have your treatment. You can choose to pay for treatment for most types of operations, procedures and tests. For most self-pay treatments, you’ll need a GP referral letter to bring to your first appointment. Simply call us on 01223 266929 to request a guide price or to discuss your personal situation.

Insured Patients -
Simply visit your GP and ask them to refer you to a consultant of your choice and decide when it suits you to have your treatment. Your GP will write a letter of referral and then either you or your GP can contact us to arrange your first out-patient appointment on 01223 266990.

For all other enquiries please call the hospital on 01223 266900

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Dermatologists and Allergists at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

Dr Andrew Clark
Dr Nigel Burrows 
Dr Sarah Henderson 
Dr Paul Norris 
Dr Pamela Todd 

ENT Allergists at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

Mr Patrick Axon
Mr Brian Fish
Mr Roger Gray
Mr Piyush Jani
Mr Paul Leong
Mr David McKiernan
Mr David Moffat

Patch Testing at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

Patch Testing is available at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital with Consultant Dermatologist Dr Sarah Henderson. The testing is available for the evaluation of allergic contact dermatitis.

Dr Sarah Henderson conducts two tests, the standard patch test and the standard test plus additional tests such as medicimal allergy or cosmetic product allergy. 

Dr Sarah Henderson holds outpatient Patch Testing clinics on Fridays between 11 - 12.30pm where she will fit the patch tests. The patches can be taken off on the following Monday between 6-8pm where Dr Sarah Henderson will read the results and advise accordingly. If further tests need to be carried out or the patches need to be applied for longer Dr Henderson is able to re-read the tests again on Wednesday mornings between 9 - 10.30am. 

How much does it cost? 

Standard patch test
£175 + Dr Sarah Henderson's consultation fee

Standard patch test with additional tests
£235 + Dr Sarah Henderson's consultation fee

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