Children’s Infectious Diseases (GP information)


Clinics are run alongside with a dedicated specialist nurse Maureen McGovern. The services are specially catered towards children with HIV infections and for infants at risk of HIV infection. There is also a clinic for children with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.

In addition, there are also clinics for patients with metabolic diseases, supported by Dietitian Naomi Riley, and clinics for children with general paediatric problems. Michael Eisenhut is the designated clinical lead for children with eating disorders.

Referral Process

Referrals are only accepted via a letter.

Preferred GP referral process, e.g. E-RS, letter directly addressed to:

Out Patients Booking Dept Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton LU4 0DZ.


Clinic name: MEF, TB1, MET, ME3 and ME4

Clinic type: Paeds

Clinic days/times:
Mondays – TB1
Tuesdays and Wednesdays – ME3 and ME4
Thursdays – MEF
Fridays – MET clinics

Links to tertiary centres: For care of children with HIV we have have a link to the Paediatric Infectious diseases team at St. Mary’s Hospital in London. For the care of metabolic patients, we have links to the metabolic services at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina Children’s Hospital in London.

Patient Information Leaflets

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

Children's Infectious Diseases

MrsMaureenMcGovern Consultant
Dr Michael Eisenhut Consultant Paediatrician

Useful Contacts

Bedford Hospital
General Manager Tanith Ellis
Clinical Director Dr Ronald Misquith
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
General Manager Tanith Ellis
Clinical Director Dr Ronald Misquith
Outpatients booking department: 01582 561385
PALS (for patient specific enquiries) 01582 491 166
Switchboard 01582 491166
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