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Telehealth

Telehealth is transforming the way Queensland Health cares for rural and remote patients, enabling them to attend appointments close to home. Our telehealth program:

  • reduces the disruption and cost associated with travel and enables patients to stay close to their family and friends
  • improves healthcare equity, giving rural patients access to the same specialist advice as patients living in metropolitan areas
  • benefits rural clinicians by connecting them to more professional development opportunities and support from peers, including specialists from tertiary health centres.

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Last updated: 18 April 2019