Telehealth is a video conferencing system to provide long-distance healthcare, using information & communication technology.
It connects regional patients to safe, high quality and cost-effective clinical services closer to home with improved access to timely specialist and emergency care.
Rural patients can make use of our Telehealth service for the initial consultation with Dr. Baxter. If, after your initial consultation, you decide to continue with your Weight Loss surgery journey, you will be required to attend the clinic in-person for consultations with the Psychologist and Dietitian, and to sign your consent form with Dr. Baxter. We will do our best to arrange the 3 final appointments on one day.
What are the benefits of telehealth? Telehealth reduces travel time for patients, their carers and health professionals and leads to improved health outcomes.
Who can I contact to discuss my options? Your local health professionals at your nearest health facility will be able to discuss your most suitable options.