Brightwater Corporate Centre
Level 1, Suite 11c
69-79 Attenuata Drive
Mountain Creek, 4557

 

Brightwater Paediatrics Mountain Creek Sunshine Coast

 Phone: (07) 5356 9300
Email: admin@brightpaed.com.au
Office Hours:
(Mon & Fri: 8.00 – 4.30
(Tues & Thur: 8.00 – 5.00) (Wed: 8.30 – 5.00

Your Appointment

A valid GP (or other specialist) referral is required to secure an appointment.

A demographic form will be emailed to you to complete and return prior to your appointment. There may also be parent and teacher questionnaires to complete prior. Bring along a list of your main concerns, current medications (including complementary therapies), Medicare card, and red book (if under 2 years). If there are learning concerns please also bring the latest school report and any other relevant assessments.

Where are we?

Brightwater Paediatrics is located in the Brightwater Corporate Centre above Bright Smiles dentistry and Nu Feet Podiatry. There is parking available on both the ground and basement levels.

Brightwater Paediatrics outside medium
Brightwater Paediatrics carpark medium

What is the cost?

Paediatrician fees are partially covered by the medicare rebate, with the gap ranging from $120 to $280 depending on the complexity and duration of the appointment. Our team will provide an accurate quote on booking, and accounts must be settled on the day. Please note that your child needs to attend their appointment to be eligible for the medicare rebate.

What if you can not attend?

We appreciate you providing as much warning as possible if you are unable to attend your appointment. This will allow us to successfully reschedule and offer your space to others on the waitlist. Unconfirmed appointments will likely be offered to others, so be sure to respond to the appointment confirmation and keep your details up to date with our practice. Please note that last minute cancellations will attract a cancellation fee, unless there is an unavoidable emergency.

Separated parents 

Parental separation is common in our society, and can be especially challenging for children with additional developmental needs. Unless otherwise stated by the court, both parents have the right to consent to medical care and access their child’s medical information. Staff are unable to provide this information outside of appointment times. Ideally both parties should attend each appointment, though one can join via Telehealth if preferred. The child is required to attend the appointment to attract the Medicare rebate.
In order for our team to provide the best Paediatric care for your child, we require parents to: 
  • Provide court orders from the outset, and share any changes as they become available 
  • Put your child’s needs above your own 
  • Keep animosity and disagreements about your child’s assessment, management, and consult fees away from your child’s appointment 
  • Communicate appointment details with each other 
If disagreement is not easily resolved, parents may involve the family court to achieve a resolution based on the best interests of the child. If constructive appointments are unachievable, our team will advise they can no longer be involved in the care of your child. Please contact our staff if you have any further questions.

Other Locations

Dr Nichols also attends Maleny three Tuesdays a month and Gympie one Thursday a month.

Please note the location of your appointment.

Be Kids
17 Bunya St, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 07 5405 6727

Be kids location

Gympie Specialist Centre
2/71 Channon St, Gympie 4570

Phone: 07 5321 3500