More turning to telemedicine options

More Singaporeans may be turning to telemedicine services for sensitive health matters, also due in part to the desire to stay safe amid the Covid-19 pandemic. PHOTO: ST FILE
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When Ms Shania Aw started thinking about using birth control, she first approached her family's general practitioner (GP).

The consultation lasted three minutes and, despite paying for it, the 21-year-old left without any information or prescription.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 29, 2020, with the headline More turning to telemedicine options. Subscribe