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Extension of the healthdirect Video Call COVID-19 GP Program

December 23, 2021

Healthdirect Australia is pleased to announce the extension of the healthdirect Video Call COVID-19 GP Program to 30 June 2022. This provides free Video Call access for general practitioners working in private practice and/or Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs).

We encourage you to continue using this secure video consulting platform which has been purpose-built for primary care settings.

For GPs in private practice wanting to start using the service, please register your practice. For GPs in ACCHOs wanting to start using the service, please register for access.

RACGP CPD accredited training in healthdirect Video Call is also available for your practice.


RACGP Accredited Training
In collaboration with the RACGP, Healthdirect Australia is offering CPD courses that support GPs and Practice Managers to use Video Call more confidently and effectively. The following free courses are run by Healthdirect’s RACGP Education Activity Representatives:

Essential Video Call training 1 hour 2 CPD points for RACGP or 1 hour ACCRM credit
This module is for GPs new to Video Call and covers the basic functionality of the platform. The course will also suit Practice Managers who may be implementing telehealth into their practice workflows. Register here for essential training

Advanced Video Call training 1 hour 2 CPD points for RACGP or 1 hour ACCRM credit
This module covers more advanced use of the platform. The course will also suit Practice Managers and anyone interested in how Video Call can reshape the provision of services to patients or clients. Register here for advanced training

Please contact the healthdirect Video Call team if you have any questions.

Please note: Healthdirect Australia will be closed from COB Friday 24 December 2021 and re-opening Tuesday 4 January 2022.