There may be times when a remote consultation is appropriate. This may be by telephone,video or email/text. This type of consultation would only be initiated with your consent and understanding. You may wish to phone and ask to speak to a nurse or a doctor. It may more convenient for you to have followup of tests and/or investigations by phone. This can be discussed with your doctor or nurse at the time of your face to face consultation.
These consultations come with some limitations. If there are changes to your condition that are unexplained or unexpected then you are advised to to get back in contact with your doctor or nurse.
There may be a charge for these consultations based on the time it takes to complete the dialogue plus any time that is required to complete the notes, prescriptions and other tasks that are required to formulate your management plan.