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RPA Virtual Hospital (rpavirtual) acknowledges the Gadigal, Wangal and Bediagal people of the EORA Nation who are the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we are located and deliver services.

Virtual Check in with Patients
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RPA Virtual Hospital, known as rpavirtual, is the first virtual hospital in Australia.

Our team of doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals support our patients 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 

rpavirtual provides patients with care when and where they need it. Our services are delivered through the Virtual Care Centre, Sydney District Nursing and Integrated Chronic Care.

Virtual Care Centre

In our Virtual Care Centre, our clinicians  provide hospital level care to patients in their homes using video and telephone. At times, our patients will be asked to use technology, for example a wearable device to help our virtual care team collect and monitor information like your temperature or heart rate.

The Virtual Care Centre operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Sydney District Nursing

Our Sydney District Nursing service provides hospital level care to patients in their homes or a community health clinic (located at Redfern, Marrickville and Croydon). Care includes Hospital in The Home (HiTH), specialist palliative care and general community nursing care, such as wound care. Our nurses work closely with general practitioners (GPs) and medical specialists.

Sydney District Nursing is located across six sites:

  • Canterbury Health Centre
  • Concord Hospital
  • Croydon Health Centre
  • Marrickville Health Centre
  • Redfern Health Centre
  • RPA HealthOne Green Square

Integrated Chronic Care

Our Integrated Chronic Care service includes a range of cardiac, respiratory and palliative care programs, including Cardiac Chronic Care, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Coaching, Respiratory Chronic Care and multidisciplinary Palliative Care for patients with specific chronic conditions.

Aboriginal Health Workers are part of our care team and directly liaise with Aboriginal patients and support them during their care.

Health care interpreters are also members of our care team and are available to attend virtual and in-person appointments.