New free out of hours online doctor service for New Zealanders

Waikato DHB has launched a pilot of an online out of hours doctor service for people who can’t get to see a doctor easily in the evenings and weekends.  The service, which started on 12 September for a six month pilot, is an extension of the Virtual DHB initiative, which already connects patients with their hospital doctor for a text or video chat through a website on their home computer or with the HealthTap app on their smart phone or tablet.  Read more here .