Guild and Telstra team up to offer electronic consultations

The move is intended to take the community health hub concept to a new level

The Pharmacy Guild and Telstra are teaming up to enable patients to use pharmacies to consult doctors and allied health professionals via video link.

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The move follows a deal between Sigma Healthcare and Doctors on Demand to offer patients video consultations and fast access to scripts.

Through the Guild-Telstra deal, patients can use consulting rooms in a community pharmacy, and schedule remote consultations with GPs, psychologists and specialists.