Dr Nicholas Bredenkamp

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General Practitioner  

Dr Bredenkamp obtained his medical degree at the University of Edinburgh in 2007. He worked in a variety of hospitals and specialities, and had a substantive geriatric position in Edinburgh. He has obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Diploma in general medicine.

He moved to Australia nearly a decade ago, and has worked in many Victorian hospitals in a wide variety of specialities before undertaking his rural general practice training in 2020.

Dr Bredenkamp enjoys forming strong relationships with his patients, and believes that this foundation – a therapeutic partnership – is the key to obtaining good outcomes for his patients.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys cooking foods from around the world, and turns his hand to making lots of artisanal produce. He spends a lot of time pampering his cat.

Dr Bredenkamp’s interests include:

  • Chronic disease management (eg diabetes)
  • Health screening/preventative health
  • Men’s health
  • Obesity
  • Geriatric medicine
  • General medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Adult Medicine
  • Plant Based Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Bulk bills:
  • Children under 16
  • Pensioners over 65 years
Privately bills:
  • All other services and consultations

Nick is currently taking new patients.

Fee Schedule:

Fees are current from 1st November 2023. (Fees vary according to the complexity of service).

ServicePrivate FeeMedicare Rebate
Standard Consultation$96.20$41.40
Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Extended Consultation$240.00$118.00
Standard Telehealth $96.20$41.40
Saturday Standard Consultation $96.20$41.40
Saturday Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Mental Health Plan$180.00$100.20
Review Mental Health Plan$133.55$78.95
Theatre / Procedure Fee$100.00 – $150.00No Rebate
Script Fee$15 .00 – $20.00No Rebate
  • The first consultation in each financial year will be charged the private consultation fee. This is charged regardless of age or pension status.
  • Children under the age of 16 are generally Bulk Billed for consultations except on weekends.
  • Childhood immunisations, Care Plans, Care Plan Reviews & Health Assessments are Bulk Billed for all patients.
  • Saturday morning consultations are not Bulk Billed. All patients incur an out-of-pocket fee. 
  • Surgical procedures for all patients incur an out-of-pocket $100-150 theatre / procedure fee.
  • Iron infusions for all patients will be charged an out-of-pocket expense of $150 plus a consultation fee.
  • Private vaccines, Travel consultation and vaccinations, and dressings incur an out-of-pocket fee for all patients.
  • For any patient experiencing financial hardship – please discuss this with me at the time of your consultation.

Cancellations and non-attendances 

If you cancel without adequate notice, or fail to attend an appointment, a non-attendance fee of $50.00 is charged. 

Failure to attend an initial consultation (New Patients) will result in a non-attendance fee of $160.00.

Other Fees

Prescriptions:  Patients are encouraged to request all their prescriptions during their consultation. Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions will incur the following fee. 

<24 hours’ notice: $20.00

>24 hours’ notice: $15.00

There may be out of pocket costs for patients when referred to other service providers, e.g. specialists. If in doubt, always discuss this with me and/or the service you have been referred to.