What we stand for

Trusted Family Doctors Focused on Quality Patient Care, Available Extended Hours 6 Days/Week in Bracken Ridge.

Telegraph Road Clinic has looked after the health of local residents in Bracken Ridge and its surrounding Suburbs for more than 20 years. We are part of the community committed to the provision of excellent, personalised quality patient health care via our dedicated physicians and visiting specialist colleagues. We are an AGPAL accredited practice that regularly undergoes a process and involves an independent third party assessment of how the practice operates. The entire practice team is working together to deliver the best patient quality care to better serve our community. We are a teaching practice and from time to time have GP Registrars and Medical students working within our practice.


Our mission is to provide the highest standard of patient care incorporating holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness.

This practice is committed to promoting, well being and disease prevention to all patients.

We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all patients with due respect


Telegraph Road Clinic recognises that Australia is a country of highly diverse cultural groups. In order to provide the highest standard of care possible that is tailored to your individual needs, we request that you let us know if you identify with a particular cultural background.

This helps our doctors in the provision of appropriate treatment. It also prevents any potential embarrassment or offence.

We appreciate your assistance in this matter and look forward to providing you with care appropriate to your needs.


When the surgery is closed. We use an accredited locum service – NATIONAL HOME DOCTOR SERVICE 13(SICK) 74 25
Our nearest public hospital is The Prince Charles Hospital Chermside or St Vincent’s Private Hospital Chermside.

Fiona Millar Clinical Psychologist – Positive Outcomes

Fiona has worked at Telegraph Road Clinic for 11 years her specialty is treating clients with Depression and anxiety, addictions,weight, stress and anger management ,personality disorders.

Fiona Millar has worked in psychology since 1995, and has successfully completed a Masters Degree at Bond University. As a clinical psychologist she has worked with a diverse range of clientele, with many different issues. Her primary areas have been depression, anxiety and stress management. She has also worked with clients with drug and alcohol addictions, pain management and relationship issues. Fiona has experience from working for 5 years full time in a psychiatric clinic on the Gold Coast as well as working at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and QEll Hospital. She is now doing private practice in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

The fee recommended by the Australian Psychological Society is $196.00. My fee is $150.00 per hour session. Payment by cash or cheque is required at the end of each session.

Medicare Rebate of $115.05

Introducing – Dr Caroline Burge

The past 6 months have been difficult and appointments have been hard to come by but we are pleased to announce and welcome Dr Caroline Burge to Telegraph Road Clinic from the 13th of July 2021.

A University of QLD Graduate, Caroline worked for 10 years in Brisbane’s major hospitals, predominantly in Emergency but also Oncology, ICU, Anaesthetics, flying with the rescue helicopter and RFDS. She also has an extensive experience in exercise science and physiology. Dr Caroline is a caring and compassionate doctor with a broad range of interest.

Appointments will be available online via the HotDoc App or contacting our friendly reception team on 3261 7000


Cathie Lowe is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Provisional Sports Dietitian. Cathie completed a Bachelor of Science at University of Queensland in 1990 and a Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics from Queensland University of Technology in 1992.

Cathie (like many Dietitians loves food) and likes all areas of nutrition from the many components in food, research about eating patterns and health, how food is used by the body and what it needs, how to keep people healthy with supplemental feeds while they can’t eat and the practicalities of cooking for one to five hundred! Appointments can be made at reception.
PRIVATE PATIENTS – Initial consultation 45 Minutes$120.00 or with a pension card $110.00.

Review – consultation 20 minutes $65.00 or with a pension card $60.00.

All EPC consultations are bulk billed. Initial 30 minutes and review 20 minutes


Feeling tired all the time and Ferinject Iron

Tiredness has many causes and it is important for you to be thoroughly investigated by your doctor. If you are found to be low in iron an iron infusion may be the right treatment for you.

Iron infusion (with Ferinject) is a quick and effective way of delivering iron directly to you, through your vein. Most patients report improvement in their symptoms after the infusion, within a few weeks.

Your Doctor will want to know:

Your full medical history, whether you are taking any other medicines, including those that do not need a prescription and if you are pregnant or if you are preparing to become pregnant

Book a 30 minute initial consultation with Dr Rory Compton to review your medical condition. Please call our reception team on 3261 7000 .


The practice offers interpreter services

TIS – Translating Interpreter Service – if prior notification is given at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment.
NABS – This is a free service for the deaf and blind and is for sign language users and health care providers.
NRS – This is a government initiative that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment to make, receive phone calls, NRS chat or sms relay.

We can help you, ask us how!

Regan Gilliespie Podiatry – Take a step in the right direction

Available Tuesdays and Saturdays

We provide all aspects of podiatric care including paediatric care, general foot care, orthotic therapy, ingrown toenail surgery/management and injury management.

We have an onsite HICAPS machine allowing you to claim your health insurance rebate on the spot. Please phone your health fund to determine if you are covered for podiatry.

We accept Medicare rebated Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plans. Your GP will determine your eligibility for an EPC. If eligible, you are entitlted to up to 5 podiatry visits per year. At the clinic we bulk bill all EPCs.

Home visit available to surrounding areas.


Our professional nursing staff are highly trained in general practice. They are compassionate practitioners who incorporate clinical methods of care guided by best practice standards.


At our clinic we like to encourage patients to be responsible and follow up their own test results. Some results can be given over the phone whilst others you will be asked to make an appointment with your doctor.

At Telegraph Road Clinic our Doctors offer a diverse range of services :

  • Women’s health (pap smears/breast checks/contraception including Implanon insertions and removals, IUCD)
  • Antenatal care/menopause counselling
  • Men’s health (prostate/testicular check)
  • Newborn checks and Children’s health (vaccinations/ growth & development checks)
  • Children’s health
  • Sexual health
  • Preventative Heath (comprehensive health assessments)
  • Pre-employment/insurance medicals
  • Travel medicine (vaccinations/ pre and post travel advice and checks)
  • Q fever workplace vaccination
  • Lifestyle management and eating disorders
  • Mental Health
  • Skin checks (allergies and skin cancers)
  • Minor surgical procedures (wedge resection, mole excisions)
  • Respiratory Function testing, ECG’s and asthma screening
  • Speech pathologist, Clinical Psychologist, General Psychologist, Podiatrist, Dietician and visiting Haematologist

In response to Queensland’s skin cancer epidemic, our practice provides dedicated Doctors who have undertaken additional training in skin cancer medicine and skin cancer dematoscopy.

Pregnancy Care, Baby & Child health, Woman’s Health checks, Contraceptive advice, Implanon implants, Menopause Medicine. Mirena IUCD implants.

Home visits are available for regular patients in the local area (3km Radius) whose condition prevents them from attending the surgery. To make an appointment, please contact reception.

Doctors in the practice may be contacted during normal surgery hours; however most queries are best dealt with during a consultation at the surgery. It is encouraged that you make an appointment to discuss your query because your doctor is able to deal with it more thoroughly in that setting.

If necessary and appropriate your doctor may discuss your query by telephone. If the doctor is with a patient a message will be taken and you will be advised by the reception staff when it is likely that the doctor will return your call. Your call will always be put through to the doctor in an emergency.


Telegraph Road Clinic is a private billing practice with childhood immunisations bulk billed. Fee tables are listed on notice boards within the practice and on the front counter.

Fees are payable at the time of consultation by cash, EFTPOS or major credit cards. Some services attract charges that cannot be claimed from Medicare; however you will be advised of this in advance.

We now have early bird appointments Monday to Friday from 6.00am.


Between 6.00am – 8.00am $87 Medicare Rebate $51.00. It is cheaper for you to see your G.P between the early bird times.

We have extended our opening hours for our patients demand.

You can book these appointments online at anytime.

The standard consultation fee is $80 (Medicare rebate is $39.10) and is payable at the time of the consultation, or an account fee will be added.

All patients on a pension or who have a Health Care Card are billed a reduced fee of $75 (Medicare rebate is $39.10) for a standard consultation.

DVA Gold Card holders have their accounts paid by DVA.

Full private fees apply to all consultations on Saturday mornings

We can claim your Medicare rebate in real time through our Tyro system.

Standard $80.00                                                                                            Medicare Rebate $39.10

Long $136.00                                                                                                  Medicare Rebate $75.75

Early Morning Standard between 6.00am – 8.00am $87.00              Medicare Rebate $51.00

Early Morning Long between 6.00am -8.00am $142.00                      Medicare Rebate $87.40

Afternoons Standard 4.00pm onwards $90.00                                      Medicare Rebate $39.10

Afternoons Long 4.00pm onwards $143.00                                            Medicare Rebate $75.75

Saturdays Standard between 8.00am -1.00pm $98.00                        Medicare Rebate $39.10

Saturdays Long between 8.00am -1.00pm $154.00                              Medicare Rebate $75.75

Saturdays 1.00pm onwards Standard $110.00                                       Medicare Rebate $51.00

Saturdays 1.00pm onwards Long $210.00                                              Medicare Rebate $87.40


QML pathology are located within the shopping centre.


Free parking is available in the Bracken Ridge Shopping Plaza car park.


There are disability parking bays with in close proximity to the clinic.


Transfer of  records to another practice can be arranged after written authority is received. There is an administrative fee of $25 to $50 dollars depending on the size of the file and postage fee.


We encourage feedback and complaints and endeavor to resolve these to the best of our ability.

If you are not happy with any aspect of service provided to you there is an option to make a formal complaint through the Office of Ombudsman (OHO) if you feel the matter has not been dealt with by the practice to your satisfaction.

The Health Ombudsman of Queensland is a statutory position that oversees the Office of the Health Ombudsman and acts independently, impartially and in the public interest.

The Health Ombudsman is responsible for:

  • LISTEN  – Will listen carefully to your complaint.
  • RESPOND – Respond to complaints quickly and thoroughly and communicate clearly.
  • RESOLVE – Aim to resolve all complaints in the most timely and appropriate way.

Website: www.oho.qld.gov.au

Email: info@oho.qld.gov.au

Phone: 133 OHO (133 646)


Doctors will only receive phone calls from patients only in an emergency situations. Patients are encouraged to make an appointment to discuss medical matters.


This practice adheres to the provisions under the Privacy Act 1988  with Amendments (Private Sector) Act and in line with the APP replacing the current National Privacy Principles (NPPs) from March 2014, therefore it is the policy of this practice to maintain security and confidentiality of personal health information at all times and to insure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff. The guidelines are available at https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/applying-privacy-law/app-guidelines

If you would like further information about this practices’ information handling procedures, please talk to your doctor or receptionist.

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