Daisy Hill Hospital recruits robots to aid care
22 August 2012 Last updated at 07:47 BST
A Northern Ireland Health Trust is the first in the UK to use a robot which allows intensive care specialists from one hospital to remotely assess patients in another.
Doctors at Daisy Hill Hospital in County Down have been using the robot in the high dependency care unit and say it's a real benefit.
Aisling McVeigh reports.