5 October 2020

Healthdirect Australia is pleased to announce the extension of the Healthdirect Video Call Service Pilot (Exemplar) Program to 30 June 2021.

The eligibility for access to the Video Call Service Pilot remains consistent with the current pilot. The program provides Video Call licenses free of charge for use by non-GP type primary care services classed as Mental Health, Aged Care, Maternity, Indigenous Health and Allied Health services, which includes:

  • Paediatrics and child health
  • Palliative medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Chiropractors
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Midwives
  • Nurses
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Health Worker
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist and
  • Physiotherapy

These services can continue to use the secure video-based telehealth service during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

With Healthdirect Australia.