Questions our Doctors are Frequently Asked

Here at KENOLTA Medical Centre in Nicholls, we have a range of questions we are often asked.
If your question is not answered below, please get in touch with us. We will be happy to help.

  • We are Patient-focused and Community-minded
  • KENOLTA = fundamental commitment to Personalised, Holistic Care with Excellence
  • After passionately caring for Canberrans for close to a decade, Dr Joe and Dr Taiye Oguns decided to pioneer KENOLTA medical centre using a model of care that is committed to patient-centred, positive health outcomes for all individuals and families in our region.
  • Located at Gold Creek, a readily accessible, modern precinct with a rich history
  • Anchored by a number of tourist and social attractions for all ages including multiple hospitality and retail shops, large food chain restaurants, 2 service stations, Gold Creek tourist resort, Lumeah lodge and a Golf course
  • Purpose designed, state of the art facility expanding healthcare access to Gungahlin, Belconnen, Canberra City, Murrumbateman, Yass & beyond
  • We offer a wide range of medical services. Some of our services are listed here
  • Located immediately off Barton highway
  • On a bus route with a bus stop nearby
  • 7km from Gungahlin Town Centre
  • 9km from Belconnen Town Centre
  • 10km from Canberra City
  • Large and comfortable patient waiting area
  • All weather, indoor and outdoor play areas for children
  • 8 Consulting rooms
  • 2 Surgical / Treatment rooms
  • Sizeable Training / Conference room
  • Pathology Collection Service on site
  • Pharmacy next door (with Drive through facility)
  • Disabled and ambulant toilet facilities
  • Direct wheelchair access to every part of the facility
  • Over 120 free car parking spaces available on-site

9/34-38 O’Hanlon Place, Nicholls ACT 2913 (Directly Opposite McDonalds)

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With a bus stop next to the clinic, our practice is highly accessible to public transport commuters.

Our building is located at ground level with no steps access required through our front door.

The entire Medical Centre is within a single level with no internal steps.

There are over 120 free car park spaces next to our front door. This free parking facility also caters for disabled parking.

Appointments can be booked:-

  • Online through our website. If you have access to the internet, online bookings are the quickest and most time saving for you
  • By calling 02 5104 3966, and
  • In person at the clinic

We have a considerate billing policy that actively seeks to minimise out-of-pocket costs for your consultations.

Specific concessional rates apply to adult concession cardholders and ALL children <16yrs (see below). If you hold a concession card, kindly notify our reception staff.

Full Payment is required at the end of your consultation. This can be made either in cash or by card. At the time of payment, our friendly reception staff can assist with processing your Medicare rebate for an electronic refund into your bank account. Some of our fee schedules are outlined below.

  • Pricing for adult concession card holders & ALL Children <16yrs
 Consultation type Out of pocket cost Medicare rebate Clinic fee
MBS Item 23 – Standard $25.90 $39.10 $65.00
MBS Item 36 – Long $29.25 $75.75 $105.00
MBS Item 36 – Extended $54.25 $75.75 $130.00
MBS Item 44 – Prolonged $53.50 $111.50 $165.00
Saturdays and Public holidays – Standard $40.90 $39.10 $80.00
Saturdays and Public holidays – Long $49.25 $75.75 $125.00
  • Pricing for patients 16yrs and over, without a concession card
 Consultation type  Out of pocket cost Medicare rebate Clinic fee
MBS Item 23 – Standard $40.90 $39.10 $80.00
MBS Item 36 – Long $49.25 $75.75 $125.00
MBS Item 36 – Extended $74.25 $75.75 $150.00
MBS Item 44 – Prolonged $73.50 $111.50 $185.00
Saturdays and Public holidays – Standard $50.90 $39.10 $90.00
Saturdays and Public holidays – Long $59.25 $75.75 $135.00
  • Pricing for surgical and other clinical procedures will be discussed by your doctor


  • ALL Physiotherapy / Exercise Physiology Appointments are priced at $100 (i) With a valid EPC referral from a GP, a Medicare Rebate of $55.10 may be claimable (ii) Subject to Level of Cover/Extras, you may be able to claim a rebate from your Private Health Insurance Provider.  Relevant details can be found on your insurance policy.

If you require medical attention outside of our opening hours, please contact Canberra Afterhours Locum Medical Service (CALMS) on 1300 422 567 or National Home Doctor on 13 SICK (13 74 25)

If unable to attend your appointment, we request that you kindly reschedule or cancel your appointment with at least 4 hours’ notice. This will enable us to offer such appointments to other patients. Otherwise, a late cancellation/ did not attend fee will apply. Appointments can be cancelled online or by calling the practice on 02 5104 3966

Towards providing you with optimal care, we need to collect your personal and medical information. This information will be handled in compliance with the Australian Privacy Act 1988. For more information, visit The Privacy Act — OAIC

We welcome feedback as it is an important tool for quality improvement. Feedback forms are available at our reception desk. These can be dropped in the secure feedback box at the reception.

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Questions not answered? Call 02 5104 3966

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