Virtual Consulting

An important change has been the streamlining of telehealth services, which have now become part of main-stream clinical practice, whilst this has some disadvantages, telehealth has allowed improved access to specialist services, particularly those in remote and regional parts of Australia.

 

All of Sunny’s arrhythmia clinics are fully telehealth capable, including:
• Telephone consultations
• Video consultations
• Remote monitoring of implantable devices*
• Remote monitoring of AliveCor smartphone devices*

 

Face to face consultations are also available upon request provided patients meet our
COVID-19 screening questions.

What Do I Need?

Phone Consultation:
Phone consultations can be arrange via mobile or land-line phones.

 

Video Conferencing:
To facilitate video consultations, you will need access to:
• A reliable internet connection
• A device with an attached video camera. This can be
• A desktop computer with an attached camera
• A laptop computer with built in camera
• A smartphone device with built in camera

 

To access video consultations follow the instructions below.

Public Clinics

Alfred and Sandringham Arrhythmia Clinics offer video conferencing via Healthdirect. At your scheduled appointment time, clinic on the following link and click in the “start video call” link: https://www.alfredhealth.org.au/services/telehealth

Private Clinics

Bayside Heart (Bentleigh, Oakleigh and Mulgrave):
Video consultation can be arranged via Skype, Facetime or Zoom
Please contact reception on 9133 9000 to arrange your video consultation

Bayside Cardiology Group:
Video consultation can be arranged via Skype, Facetime or Zoom
Please contact reception on 9789 2080 to arrange your video consultation

Baw Baw Physicians Group Warragul:
Video consultation can be arranged via Skype, Facetime or Zoom
Please contact reception on 5623 0690 to arrange your video consultation

Heartscope Arrhythmia Clinic Wheelers Hill:
Video consultation can be arranged by 3CX Web Client
Please contact reception on 9560 7558 to arrange your video consultation

COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe disruption to the lives and livelihoods of an untold number of people in Australia and around the world. Additionally, it has resulted in a number of changes to the way health care is provided.

Sunny provides both face to face, telehealth and video consultations. Patients for face to face consultation must pass the following COVID-19 screening questions:

• Not currently diagnosed with COVID-19
• Not currently under an isolation order
• No symptoms of COVID-19
• Sore throat
• Fever
• Cough
• Breathlessness
• Sudden loss of smell
• No overseas travel in the preceding 14 days
• No contact with a known case of COVID-19
• No close contact with people who what recently arrived from overseas in the last 14 days.

We encourage all our patients to practice social distancing and take care during these challenging times.

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