'Robo doc' on duty at Australian hospital

The robot is like a large tablet that rolls around the hospital visiting patients, allowing doctors to communicate via a Facetime like application

A Queensland hospital has enlisted the help of a new colleague who rolls through wards and can tend to patients at their bedside without breaking strict infection control protocols.

Dr Mark Baldwin (left) and Temi.

Temi is the “robo doctor” doing the rounds at Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane.

She’s about the same height as a patient in bed, and has a small