Transition from country nursing to telehealth: A Western Australian perspective

Interested in telehealth nursing? WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Command Centre Coordinator of Nursing and Midwifery Mel Goode shares her journey to telehealth with the ANMJ. Emergency department (ED) nurse of 25 years, Mel Goode was UK-trained and working at the Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth when her husband, a police officer was deployed to […]

How a nurse practitioner shifted to telehealth amid COVID-19

Before COVID-19 hit, Paediatric Nurse Practitioner Stephanie Dowden pondered implementing telehealth at her Perth-based clinic but ultimately considered it too costly and unviable. When the pandemic arrived, the goalposts suddenly changed. Speaking at the 2022 Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) National Conference, Stephanie shared her experience with adopting telehealth and its benefits and challenges. […]