My Emergency Doctor was featured in The Warrnambool Standard as part of an article profiling Moyne Health Services on 28 February 2020.
Moyne Health Services adopts nurse-operated urgent care model as patient numbers continue to climb
Moyne Health Services is searching for a solution after figures reveal higher rates of patients being transferred to Warrnambool Base Hospital in the two months since doctors stopped offering on-call services at its urgent care centre.
Since the start of the year, the Port Fairy hospital centre has been entirely nurse operated aside from weekends when two external doctors are available on-call.
During the week, nurses rely on My Emergency Dr, an app that can connect to accredited doctors around the world to provide an online emergency consultation via Facetime, instead of in person.
To read the full article in The Warrnambool Standard, please click here.