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Queensland announces another telehealth initiative

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Health Minister Lawrence Springborg have unveiled plans to boost health services and facilities in small country towns through the creation of a Rural Telehealth Service.  The Service – with at-call access to expertise including the best clinicians in the state – will serve small, remote communities where current difficulties in recruiting staff caused a downward spiral in health access and blowouts in health costs.  Read more here .