Telehealth

Monash Health is committed to providing specialist care and advice close to home. Our Telehealth service will ensure that rural and regional patients have equal access to health care as those who are metro based.

Telehealth video consultations can be dialled into from the your own home or via a supported video consultation in partnership with your GP, or local specialist.

A telehealth appointment is, in many ways, just like any other specialist outpatient, or community appointment at Monash Health. Instead of driving to the hospital and meeting your clinician face-to-face, you will be meeting on a screen. As with a face-to-face appointment, you will arrive and wait in a virtual waiting area until the clinician joins you. The consultation is delivered via a secure and private virtual clinic room. No part of the consultation is recorded nor is it shared with anyone that is not present.

If you book in to see your clinician via telehealth you will receive an appointment letter with the time and date of your telehealth consult. Information on what you need and how to access your telehealth appointment will be outlined in your appointment letter/email, or can be found below.

When you are ready to start your telehealth appointment, you will enter the consult by clicking either the Paediatric, Adult or Community Telehealth button (whichever is relevant to you) and select the service you will be seeing – refer to instructions on your appointment letter. We ask that you log into your telehealth video call approximately 10 minutes before your appointment and wait for your specialist to join the call.

Benefits of telehealth

How video calling is making a difference

Learn about how the benefits of telehealth.

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