Is it time to step back from telehealth?

Gold Coast GP Dr Sonu Haikerwal argues telehealth needs to go on the backburner, for the sake of GPs and patients

It’s time for GPs to step back from telehealth and encourage face-to-face consultations, to benefit patients and protect their practices’ bottom lines, says Queensland GP Dr Sonu Haikerwal.

Dr Sonu Haikerwal.

The Gold Coast GP stresses telehealth is a welcome initiative, which will continue to play an important role in general practice, for follow-up and quicker consultations.

But nearly a year into