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Oral immunotherapy is now available

Rural Allergy Group is now offering oral immunotherapy to patients under the age of 18years.

If you are interested, please follow the following steps:

1. Send through a referral from your GP or medical practitioner to see us.

2. We will have an initial appointment to further assess suitability for the program

3. If assessed to be suitable, we will book you in to commence oral immunotherapy

Frequently asked questions

  • What foods will you be offering oral immunotherapy for?

    • We will be offering oral immunotherapy for peanut, egg, cow's milk, walnut and cashew initially with the hope of expanding foods in the near future. Sesame is coming soon.

  • What if my child has multiple allergies?

    • We are able to offer multiple food oral immunotherapy with the foods we are currently offering.

  • Where can I get more information?

  • Are you qualified to offer this service?​​

    • Yes, Sigrid Pitkin will be supervising all clinics and performing the screening visits. Sigrid has 8 years experience working on oral immunotherapy clinical trials at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

  • What if my child has had anaphylaxis?

    • Anaphylaxis in itself is not an exclusion criteria for treatment. In the screening visit, we will go over all previous reactions to ensure your child can receive the treatment safely.

  • Is oral immunotherapy safe?

    • Any treatment comes with risk. All of the risks and benefits will be explained in the consent form and screening visit.

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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