Appointments & Fees

Appointments & Fees

Consultations with one of our Cairns, Qld family Medical Centre doctors is by appointment and can be made through our Cairns Medical Centre online booking service or by calling (07) 4053 7900. If your appointment with one of the GPs at the family Medical Centre in Cairns Qld is urgent, a time will be made available with one of our doctors on the same day. If your case is an emergency, you will be seen at the family Cairns Medical Centre immediately. 

* Note: For potentially life-threatening emergencies such as severe chest pain or abdominal pain you must call an ambulance immediately on 000.

How long will I wait for Doctors?

We aim to keep your waiting time to see one of the doctors short and thank you in advance for your patience. Please understand that other health care appointments at the medical centre may sometimes run overtime because of surgery emergencies or unexpectedly long consultations. If you need more time with your doctor at our Cairns Medical Centre, please ask for a longer appointment time when you book – this will help us and your doctor run on time for all of our patients.

How much will it cost?

Our Cairns Medical Health Care Centre Qld offers bulk billing services for:

  • Children under 16
  • Concession Card holders
  • Veteran’s Affairs card holders
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients

Our Cairns Family Medical Health Centre Fees

Bulk billing is available to those who qualify, and for all other consultations at our Cairns Medical Centre we require a small fee. As of 1 August 2015 this is:

Consultation Type Cost Medicare Rebate Out of Pocket Expense
<20 minutes, Mon-Fri: $74.00 $37.05 $36.95
20-40 minutes, Mon-Fri: $125.00 $71.70 $53.30
>40 minutes, Mon-Fri: $164.00 $105.55 $58.45
<20 minutes, ‘after hours’ $94.00 $49.00 $45.00
20-40 minutes, ‘after hours’ $140.00 $83.95 $56.05
>40 minutes, ‘after hours’ $179.00 $117.75 $61.25

*Note: After hours includes after 1pm on Saturday, and all day on Sunday and Public Holidays.

Payment can be made by cash, EFTPOS, or credit card (Visa or Mastercard). Medicare rebates can be processed online if you supply your BSB and account number.