Better Health Channel
  • Healthcare in country areas is provided by a range of public, private and not-for-profit services.
  • Your doctor will decide whether you should see a visiting specialist, go to an outpatient clinic, or travel to a regional or metropolitan service for treatment.
  • If you do need to travel for treatment, it is important that you put a plan in place.
  • Telehealth uses digital sound and vision technology to support long-distance healthcare.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015