Sustainability with Telehealth

April 17th, 2019|

Flying Doctor Telehealth reduces the burdens faced by patients needing to travel to access medical appointments. Not only does this travel have an impact on patients, it also affects the environment. RFDS are passionate about […]

Flying Doctor Telehealth Research Projects

March 22nd, 2019|

RFDS Victoria is currently undertaking two research projects to evaluate and improve the care we provide. A Human Research and Ethics Committee have approved our research projects. These projects may use non-identifying information for data […]

Access for rural patients in Warracknabeal and surrounds

August 3rd, 2018|

Photo: Kathy Poulton, Wellbeing Coordinator at Rural Northwest Health, discussed telehealth consultations with another staff member.

Warracknabeal resident Alan Lucas has benefitted greatly from accessing the Flying Doctor Telehealth service. Alan, who requires oxygen in the […]

Shana’s story – Flying Doctor Telehealth

July 5th, 2018|

Flying Doctor Telehealth was recently showcased on the Channel 9 regional news. Shana Colquhoun, telehealth patient, shared her story about accessing Endocrinology appointments via telehealth and how the service assisted with the management of her […]

New Flying Doctor Telehealth locations

April 20th, 2018|

Eleven new sites have signed up to the Flying Doctor Telehealth service in 2018. The RFDS Telehealth team would like to welcome:

  • Campaspe Family Clinic
  • Dhauwurd-Wurrung Health Service
  • Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation
  • Ballarat and District Aboriginal […]

Psychiatry services in rural Australia

February 23rd, 2018|

It is well know that access to mental health services is lower in rural and remote areas of Australia compared to metropolitan areas and that some rural solo GPs are struggling to manage the demand […]

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