The future of health

When patients send pictures to Dr Raymond Seidler, they’re less of the smiling-baby variety than the leaking-wound kind.

“I get all sorts of stuff sent to me: [smartphone] photographs of injuries, photographs of wounds, photographs of lesions they’re concerned about,” says Dr Seidler. “I’ve got patients who send me videos of their dressings and hospitals, saying, ‘What do you think about this?’ ”

The Kings Cross GP,