Changes to contact details

Kirkman Psychiatry and Telehealth Practice has a new Fax number. Practices should Fax referrals to 03 62250408 Phone for Practice remains the same  03 62251672 Read more »

Hobart newspaper article on Dr Ross Kirkman

Telehealth consultations were recently the subject of a well written article by The Mercury journalist Hannah Martin.   Online spin on the house call A HOBART psychiatrist is Australia’s leading telehealth practitioner, responsible for 3 per cent of all web-based consultations last year. Ross Kirkman carried out more than 1500 […] Read more »

Valuable resource on Telehealth

Dr Victoria  Wade has written a great Telehealth handbook– downloadable from  the Unicare website at This is a valuable resource, (as is the  website) full of valid and relevant information regarding Telehealth in the Australian context. A must read for GPs and clinics participating (or considering doing so) in […] Read more »


Hello and welcome to my new website. My name is Dr Ross Kirkman, I am a Psychiatrist and I operate a Telehealth Practice from Hobart Tasmania. Telehealth refers to a doctor delivering patient care without being in direct face-to-face contact with the patient – so I can consult with patients […] Read more »