Branyan Clinic Bundaberg

At Branyan Clinic we aim to provide the best possible care in a friendly, efficient environment.

Branyan Clinic Bundaberg

Branyan Clinic offers a full range of General Practice services including acute walk in presentations and booked appointments, with an increasing emphasis on chronic disease management and preventative health care.

Branyan Clinic officially opened in 2011, and offers a full range of General Practice services, with an emphasis on chronic disease management and preventative health care. Branyan Clinic has been granted full accreditation from General Practice Accreditation (GPA). Teaching and Education has been a strong focus for our clinic with the inclusion of Medical Students from the University of Qld, John Flynn Placement Program and James Cook University. Nursing students attend placements from Central Queensland University and Wide Bay Tafe.

Branyan Clinic operates as a multidisciplinary centre providing professional services in areas of General Practice, Practice Nursing, Psychology, Diabetes Education, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Dietetics, OAPL Orthotics and Prosthetics (Orthopaedics Appliances Pty Ltd), and Audiology. Pathology services are available in the clinic by S&N Pathology Monday – Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm.

General Practice Bundaberg

Services 

Services available at Branyan Clinic include: 

  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Adult vaccinations
  • Routine health checks
  • Cancer screening
  • Practice and State reminder system
  • Minor surgery                                         
  • Women’s Health
  • Antenatal care
  • Baby growth and development
  • Healthy 4 year old checks
  • Health care plans
  • Electrocardiography
  • Spirometry
  • Medicals – Insurance, driving & other licences, DVA
  • Workers compensation consultations

Privacy Policy

Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of the staff.

Reminders system

Our practice is committed to preventative care. Your doctor may seek your permission to be included on our reminder system and National Registers i.e. pap smear, and we may then issue you with a notice from time to time offering preventative health services appropriate to your care. If you wish to opt out of this service, please notify our reception.

Home Visits

Are available for regular patients who maybe too sick to attend the clinic at the discretion of the doctor. Routine home visits may be possible with prior arrangement. 

Results

Please discuss with your Doctor when to expect the results of any tests and procedures and how you can get these results. Please contact us to book an appointment to obtain your results as we may not always be able to reach you, especially if you have moved and your contact information has not been updated. Our staff are happy to discuss any concerns or questions you have regarding our recall and reminder system. 

Practice Fees

Note: We Bulk Bill concession card holders and children under 16 years. 

Standard Consult      $ 62.60 – Gap $25
Long Consult            $102.80 – Gap $30
Extra Long             $142.15 – Gap $35
Recall Consult $ 55.00 – Gap $17.95

Please ask reception for a LONGER appointment: * If forms are needed to be completed by the Doctor. e.g Centrelink forms, medical reports, DVA, Qld transport forms etc.

Non English Speaking patients

Patients who do not speak or read English or who are more proficient in another language, or who have special communication needs, are offered the choice of using the assistance of a language service to communicate with the Doctor or clinical team members.  

The National Relay Service (NRS) for patients that are deaf or the translation and Interpreter service (TIS) Doctors Priority Line (1300 131 450) for patients from a not English speaking background. 

Urgent Medical Care

Should your needs be urgent our staff are trained to triage patients request either over the phone or in person and will assist with appointments and assessment by the nurse or Doctor as deemed necessary.  If your need is an emergency you may be asked to phone an ambulance or have someone take you to the hospital emergency department for care.

Telephoning your Doctor 

Doctors at Branyan Clinic may be contacted (if available) by phone during normal surgery hours. However, when the Doctor is with a patient, a message will be taken and your call will be returned as soon as possible. If your call is considered urgent, it will be treated as such and will be put straight through to the  doctor.

Mission Statement

  • To integrate GP medical and allied health care services within one practice centred on the client, delivering holistic, quality health care to the Bundaberg community.
  • To partner with other key health service providers in the community to provide accessible, affordable, responsive and integrated care to the community.
  • To focus on preventable health care and early detection through the environmental,
    nutritional and lifestyle management and to empower clients to take control with improving their own health and wellbeing.
  • To provide a model for primary health care which incorporates the values of traditional general practice with multidisciplinary, team based care and academic research in general practice.
  • To respond to changing community need and the critical need to train the next generation of primary health care providers.
  • To assist student health professionals to understand the high value of interdisciplinary teamwork, and offer them experience in the primary care research.

The clinic operates as a multidisciplinary centre providing professional services in areas of Psychology, Diabetes Education, Physiotherapy, Audiology, OAPL Orthotics and Prosthetics (Orthopaedics Appliances Pty Ltd) HeartStart Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

Pathology services are provided in the clinic by S&N Pathology Monday – Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm.

In January 2013 a survey team from the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) acknowledged the significant investment our clinic staff has made, in providing quality care on a day-to-day basis. Reaccreditation was performed by General Practice Accreditation (GPA) in 2016 who have endorsed our clinic, granting full accreditation until the March 2019.

Tenancy of the upstairs area was secured by the Wide Bay Health Unit in September 2012. Their involvement by supporting the integration of teaching and research within our education and health facility has been demonstrated by their willingness to participate in interdisciplinary training and education programs and presentation days run and held within the Branyan Clinic’s modern and stylish facilities.

Teaching and Education has been a strong focus for our clinic with the inclusion of Medical Students from the University of Qld, John Flynn Placement Program and James Cook University. Nursing students have come from Central Queensland University and Wide Bay Tafe.

Utilisation of our Telehealth Videoconferencing consulting room has assisted patients and doctors by lowering the need for patients to travel to Brisbane to attend some specialist appointments.

Clinic Details

Branyan Clinic
14 Branyan Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670

Telephone: (07) 41 501 800
Fax: (07) 41 501 888
Email: reception@branyan.org.au
Practice Manager: pm@branyan.org.au

Clinic Hours

Reception Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

After Hours Services or Emergencies:

Bundaberg Hospital
271 Bourbong St
Bundaberg West QLD 4670
Phone: 4303 8100

House Call Doctor
Phone: 13 55 66