With the Government implementing social distancing measures and forcing some business sectors to close, under the current Stage 3 restrictions, Aussies may be wondering what types of healthcare they can still access. The good news is that many health services are still open and accessible, whether that be face to face or through the assistance of technology, with health professionals adhering to stringent hygiene and safety measures. But how do Aussies know if their health provider has changed their services?
Australian physiotherapists have welcomed an increase in calls from patients wanting to take up telehealth consultations, in particular from vulnerable groups, including those aged over 70, pregnant women and people living with chronic health conditions.
Top business minds, leading clinicians and strategic innovators will converge on Hobart’s waterfront this week as part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) NEXT conference, aimed at the profession’s business, education and practice leaders.