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The South Island’s new telestroke service has been launched between the West Coast and Christchurch, giving more people faster access to potentially life-saving acute stroke treatment.

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Waitemata DHB’s four-month trial testing the feasibility of outpatient telehealth appointments using Zoom video conferencing has been a big success.

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A new initiative in Northland is helping specialists see patients in remote communities almost immediately.

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Over the past year Northland DHB Public Health Nurses have been the envy of other departments in the organisation after adding iPads to their tool kits as part of the…

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Northland District Health Board is trialling an oral telehealth service for children and adolescents with plans to expand it to adult services over time.

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In the Thames Outpatient department there is a simple, comfy room with a few chairs, table and a TV screen.

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A new Telehealth link has been used for the first time at Bay of Islands Hospital to assist in the care of a seriously ill baby.

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The number of New Zealanders living with diabetes has doubled from 125,000 to 250,000 in the past 10 years, with 40 new diabetes diagnoses every day.

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Consultations in an Invercargill Practice are being conducted via webcam.

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Amanda Oakley (a foundation member of the NZ Telehealth Leadership Group) has been recognized in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her contribution to skin disease education.

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