COVID-19 & Sparking an Evolution in Psychiatric Care

Oct. 1, 2020 at 10:21 a.m. MDT

Ready for a virtual doctor’s appointment?

The COVID-19 pandemic brought on a challenge to ensure psychiatric patients were continuing to receive the care they needed. Dr. Reji Thomas, psychiatrist at Grey Nuns Community Hospital, joins us to talk about what psychiatrists and their patients faced during lockdown. Check out this interview where TELUS World of Science Edmonton's Staff Scientist Cate sits down with Dr. Thomas to hear how telemedicine is allowing him to continue to connect with patients, and to dive into the psychological pandemic he’s been seeing due to the stress and isolation of COVID-19.