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Our Staff

Sigrid Pitkin
Nurse Practitioner
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Sigrid is a Nurse Practitioner (BN, GradDipAdvNP, MAdvNP) with a passion for allergy. Sigrid has over 9 years experience with diagnosing and managing allergic diseases in both public clinics as well as the research setting. 


Sigrid has been invited to speak twice (2021 and 2022) at the annual Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) conference and has co-authored many journal articles on food oral immunotherapy and quality of life in children with food allergies. 


Outside of work, Sigrid enjoys hiking, camping, indoor rock climbing and mountain biking. Sigrid also volunteers her time with Climbing QT's, a not-for-profit climbing group that encourages inclusivity and a safe space for everyone.

Jess is our resident registered nurse. She is a local Ballarat girl born and bred. She has years of experience working in paediatrics both at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne as well as Ballarat Base Hospital.

Jess got a taste for allergy completing food challenges at the Ballarat Base Hospital and is enjoying learning more about the allergy space.

Jess is currently looking after our patients completing the oral immunotherapy program at the practice. 

Contact Us


03 4344 4015


Opening Hours



8am to 4pm

4pm to 8pm


Intrinsic Healthcare

107 Skipton Street

Ballarat Central, Victoria, 3350



Lyndoch Medical Hub

22-24 Hopkins Road

Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280


Rural Allergy Group acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

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