In response to the developing COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis, Hurstville Private Hospital is pleased to offer 'remote consultations' within their Specialists’ practices. The new service is a valuable alternative for patients, enabling those who are at high risk or self-isolating, to continue accessing Specialist health services from their homes.
The Hurstville Private Clinic currently has over 35 Specialists providing the new service to existing and new patients, should they meet the criteria outlined by Medicare (Criteria explained here: https://www.health.gov.au/mini....)The consultations are being carried out by telephone or a video conference style meeting.
The introduction of remote consultations comes on the back of heightened mandatory screening measures for all staff and visitors entering Hurstville Private. As of March 16, routine temperature checks and a screening questionnaire have been in place for every person prior to being granted entry to the hospital, including all patients and staff.
“The fast-changing environment of COVID-19 is truly unchartered territory that brings risk and a level of uncertainty. We’re pleased to be working closely with our Specialists and patients to ensure ongoing care within a safe and healthy environment,” said Hurstville Private Hospital CEO, Lloyd Adams.
Hurstville Private Hospital, as part of the Healthe Care Australia group, are committed to ensuring the health and safety of its patients, staff, doctors, and the local community. Providing superior healthcare services to our local community.
A full list of Specialists currently providing the new service is listed below: