Virtual GP practice set to launch online

Doctor2Go promises patients 24/7 secure video-chat access to their GP for a monthly enrolment fee of NZ$99 ($94) per person. A 15-minute consultation costs an additional NZ$59 ($56), jumping to NZ$99 after hours.

Discounts are offered for families and businesses. 

Michael Haskell, chief executive of Third Age Health, the parent company of Doctor2Go, says the prices will drop once it has signed on to a primary health organisation, a