What is it?
Flying Doctor Telehealth provides access to online telehealth appointments for patients in rural Victorian communities with an Addiction Specialist. Patients with conditions related to alcohol or other substance use dependence or opioid misuse or abuse are suitable for telehealth appointments. Flying Doctor Telehealth provides an appointment facilitator to book and join appointments for patients, at their local health service.
Who does it?
Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria partners with Dr Raymond Chan, an Addiction Medicine Physician. Dr Chan is a specialist with extensive experience and expertise in Addiction and can assist with pain management support. The service aims to assist rural GPs with managing the pain management and addiction health needs of their patients.
Telehealth Referral Pathway
This referral pathway outlines the suitability of patients for Flying Doctor Telehealth
and provides further instructions as to what information to include in a referral to Flying Doctor Telehealth.