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'Virtual Care, Close to Home'

What is telehealth?

It is the use of videoconferencing technology to connect you with your health professional.

Video technology is used to support:

Benefits of telehealth

  • To help patients who are impacted by distance and find it difficult to travel into major hospital centres.
  • To offer emergency support to patients and health professionals in rural hospitals and primary health care centres.
  • To support hospital medical staff and inpatients seeking specialist advice.
  • To provide education and training to rural and remote clinical staff.

Clinics and locations

Hinterland Facilities Cassowary Facilities Cairns Facilities Home Telehealth

Atherton Hospital & PHC
Mareeba Hospital
Lotus Glen Prison
Herberton Hospital
Mossman MPHS   
Ravenshoe PHC
Dimbulah PHC
Chillagoe PHC
Mt Garnet PHC
Forsyth PHC
Georgetown PHC
Croydon PHC
Malanda PHC
Milaa Milaa

Innisfail Hospital
Tully Hospital
Babinda Hospital
Mission Beach Com eHealth Centre
Jumbun Com Care Centre
Gurriny Yealamuka PHC
Yarrabah Hospital
Cairns Hospital
Gordonvale Hospital
Cairns North Com Health Centre
Smithfield Com Health Centre
Edmonton Com Health Centre
Kuranda Com Health Centre
Can be arranged dependent on your clinical need and internet capabilities.

Some patients present to their local GP Practice for their telehealth appointments with the Specialist

Last updated: 28 September 2018

Useful information

Telehealth Support Unit

Blueprint for better healthcare in Queensland (PDF, 5.35MB)

Available statewide telehealth services (PDF 79 kB)

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Telehealth booking information
Videoconference Helpdesk
1800 066 888
7:45am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Survey

This electronic survey is specifically designed to capture “In Home” Telehealth patient feedback.

Please complete the survey one of two ways:

  1. Access the survey link in your browser or
  2. Use your mobile device to scan the QR code below
QR code - Telehealth Patient Experience Survey