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Telehealth saves George four-day trip for 5-minute appointment

Lung cancer patient George Trott says telehealth takes the stress out of medical appointments and makes a “big difference” to his life in Halls Creek. Instead of a four-day round trip to Perth for what can be a short follow-up...[more]


Telehealth services to increase at Karratha Health Campus

Meeting the challenges of distance and diversity is the WA Country Health Service’s core business when providing patient care across WA. Technology can help bridge the distance and ensure we provide the best care possible to our...[more]


Country life not interrupted for specialist's appointment

Life in quiet Mingenew is lovely for Wayne Kipps. However, Mr Kipps has a sustained brain injury which has resulted in frequent epileptic seizures, and so he has had to often leave town to see his neurologist, 300kms away in...[more]


Grandpa stays home with kids thanks to telehealth

Carnarvon grandfather Colin Cook is a busy man – he has grandchildren to look after and a busy life to lead. He is also recovering from cancer, and after having to live in Perth for months to receive treatment, he is glad to be...[more]


Ian keeps on trucking for specialist’s appointment

When Ian Barlow sees his cancer specialist, he’s usually sitting in the cab of his road train. Telehealth is enabling the Esperance truckie, who has lymphoma cancer, to have most of his regular check-ups with his specialist on...[more]


Sandie's life is easier with telehealth

Sandie Smith’s life is constantly interrupted with medical issues and specialist appointments, because she lives with cystic fibrosis (CF). Since her diagnosis 12 years ago, the Albany mum has had constant trips to Perth to see...[more]


Telehealth allows Fred to do rehab from the mines

Despite being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago, Fred Sellars has only recently been able to take part in regular rehabilitation and support classes. His location on a minesite 30km from Laverton meant driving...[more]

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