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Telehealth consultations deprive us of the chance to play up the pain

Ian Warden
By Ian Warden
December 4 2021 - 6:30pm
How is my doctor supposed to see my limp through a screen? Picture: Shutterstock

Lots of you, my teeming readers, will have been required to have over-the-phone 'telehealth' consultations with your GPs in these viral times. And you may, like me, have felt a vague, hard-to-put-your-finger-on dissatisfaction with this way of talking to your sawbones.

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Ian Warden

Ian Warden is a Canberra Times columnist