RACGP slams pop-up telehealth services

President Dr Harry Nespolon says they pose a risk to the 'viability and reputation of high-quality...general practices'

The RACGP is campaigning against pop-up telehealth services, which it believes are potentially offering inappropriate care while threatening the viability of quality general practices.

Dr Harry Nespolon.

The college is concerned about a surge in telehealth models and businesses that are not linked to the patient’s usual GP.

These “typically rely on quick turnover” that leaves no time for discussions