Are we ready for the telehealth revolution?

16 Apr 2020

This week, the government announced a huge expansion of telehealth, but some experts are questioning whether we have the infrastructure in place for this to work on such a large scale.

What does this change mean for us as patients? What are the risks of moving to a system with little one-on-one contact with our doctors? And, what resources do doctors and patients need for this to work well?


Professor Anthony Smith, Director of the Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland

Dr Harry Nespolon, general practitioner and president of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP)

Listen to the interview here