Branyan Clinic Bundaberg General Practitioners

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 2012, 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.

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

Clinic Contact Details

Branyan Clinic Services

Practice Fees

General Practitioner Fees

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

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

Consultation Type Price Gap
Standard Consult $66.75 $27.00
Long Consult $108.95 $32.00
Extra Long Consult $150.30 $37.00
Recall Consult (Standard) $59.75 $20.00
Recall Consult (Long) $101.95 $25.00

Other Service Fees​

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

Consultation Type Price Gap
IUD Insertion Final Total Fee $255.85 $138.90
Mental Health Care Plans Bulk Billed for all Medicare Holders
Care Plans Bulk Billed for all Medicare Holders
Health Assessments Bulk Billed for all Medicare holders
ECG Tracing and Report $20.00 $3.70
Cervical Screening Bulk Billed for all Medicare holders who have not had a cervical screen in the last 4 years.
Commercial Drivers Medical $130 + GST Flat fee – payable by patient N/A
Pre-Employment Medical - Consult $250 N/A
Pre-Employment Medical - Drug & Alcohol Test $30 N/A
Medical Cannabis Clinic Fees Please contact reception staff for fees N/A

If patients who do not hold Medicare cards would like to enquire about clinic fees please contact the clinic on (07) 4150 1800.

Our Bundaberg General Practioners

DrBensa2

Dr. Richard Bensa

BSc. (HONS)MSc. (Neuroscience)MB. ChB.MRCP (UK)FRACGP
DrJoossens1

Dr. Els Joossens

MBBS FRACGP
DrShannaBailey

Dr. Shanna Bailey

MBBS MRCGP
Dr Catherine (2)

Dr. Catherine Leviste-Apostol

MD FRACGP
DR Karen King

Dr Karen King

MBBS
Dr Trevor Akister

Dr Trevor Akister

MBCHB
DrLuke

Dr Luke Whiting

MBChB MRCGP
Aung

Dr Kyaw Aung

MBBS, Locum

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

Doctors in this practice 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

More Information About Branyan Clinic

Branyan 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 can be arranged 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
Get Directions

Telephone: (07) 4150 1800
Fax: (07) 41 501 888
Email: reception@branyan.org.au
Practice Manager: pm@branyan.org.au

Reception Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

After Hours Services or Emergencies

Bundaberg Hospital

271 Bourbong St
Bundaberg West QLD 4670
Get Directions

Phone: (07) 4303 8100

House Call Doctor

Phone: 13 55 66

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