Rural doctors rally to save Tele-Derm

A group of rural doctors who use the Tele-Derm dermatology service have set up a petition to lobby the government to continue funding the service, which provides specialist advice and education on dermatology to rural GPs.  Established by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), Tele-Derm uses store and forward technology to provide specialist advice from a Brisbane-based dermatologist, Jim Muir, usually within 24 hours.  Read more here .