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Latest news: Telehealth

Spot check: Skin checks have never been as important

New insight from the 2020 Melanoma Skin Cancer Report shows only 11% of people worldwide have their moles checked by a dermatologist at least once a year. Australasian College of Dermatologists representative Professor...

Telehealth extension for veterans’ mental health care welcomed

Mates4Mates has welcomed the extension of telehealth services until March 2021, after an announcement from the Federal Government.

Telehealth rollbacks to affect remote communities, the vulnerable and sexual health

Health care organisations have expressed fears the Federal Government’s decision to restrict Telehealth appointments to existing patient/doctor relationships will further exacerbate the access to services gap between major cities, regional cities and...

Dr Google fuelling ‘cyberchondriacs’: study

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) raises serious doubts about the efficacy of ‘Dr Google’, with a study showing symptom checkers are only accurate about a third of the time. The study,...