In partnership with Mobile Health and
The New Zealand Telehealth Forum


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Videoconferencing Telemedicine Guideline


This section of the website is written for the benefit of anyone who is setting up, or running, a service to deliver healthcare by telemedicine in New Zealand. It draws on the experience and ideas of others who have set up telemedicine services both in New Zealand and overseas. The purpose is to make the establishment of any new service efficient and effective.


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Information that applies to establishing any type of telehealth service is included in the implementation section of the website (Click here), and what we have included below is additional information that relates specifically to telemedicine.

In this guideline the term telemedicine refers specifically to real time videoconference consultations with direct patient involvement.

Click here to read the full Guideline for Establishing and Maintaining Sustainable Telemedicine Services in New Zealand