The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria are pleased to announce Paediatric appointments are now available on the Flying Doctor Telehealth (FDT) platform. Dr Brian Timms joins the FDT service as a general paediatrician with over 30 years of experience, with expertise in neonatal Paediatrics.
Dr Timms provides generalist paediatric appointments to suitable patients aged 17 years or under, for issues including developmental delays, growth concerns, neonatal follow up and general health issues. View the referral pathway for Paediatric appointments via Flying Doctor Telehealth here.
The FDT referral pathway for paediatrics outlines:
- Suitability of patients for the service
- What information to include in the referral and;
- Supporting information to provide prior to the appointment.
An appointment facilitator such as a maternal health nurse, practice nurse or staff member from the local health service supports patients joining telehealth appointments. A parent or legal guardian of the patient is required to attend the appointment with the child.
If you are want more information or are interested in accessing Paediatric appointments, please contact the FDT team on (03) 8412 0444 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can complete an Expression of Interest form and a member of the FDT telehealth team will contact you to discuss further.