Telecare Coordinator Sophie

Meet the team: Sophie

Hi, my name is Sophie and I’m the Telecare Coordinator Team Leader at Royal Far West. The Telecare program delivers Speech, Occupational Therapy and Psychology Therapy sessions via video-link for children in rural and remote Australia. Our Telecare Coordination team is responsible for managing the weekly appointments for almost 850 kids into preschools, primary schools,…

Meet the team: Wade

What is your role at RFW? Hi, I’m Wade and I’m the Telecare Coordinator Team Leader at Royal Far West. In its simplest form, our ‘Telecare for Kids’ program provides speech, occupational therapy and psychology therapy services for children, schools and families who live in rural and remote Australia via video link (similar to Skype/FaceTime)….

Medical Journal of Australia – InSight Newsletter: now is the time for majority clinician adoption of telehealth

Our own Professor Alexandra Martiniuk, University of Sydney, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Translating Research into Practice Fellow, recently made the case for increased telehealth adoption and wrote about this in the Medical Journal of Australia InSight publication. MJA InSight is Australia’s highest circulating medical e-newsletter and is trusted by the medical community…

RFW and The University of Sydney collaborate to build telehealth knowledge globally

Telehealth services hold so much promise to address some of the most difficult health system problems, including barriers to service access for rural and remote communities – particularly for children. However, telehealth continues to face major challenges to being embedded into existing work flows, sustainability and expansion. Royal Far West has been working with Professor…