Country SA PHN is the new health network set up to service the country regions of South Australia, increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery while improving the coordination of patient care. Established by the Federal Government, we exist to bridge the gap of health inequity and access in rural South Australia by building a collaborative and responsive health care system.
Grant recipients selected to deliver healthy lifestyle programs
Country SA PHN is pleased to announce that five successful applicants for the After Hours Healthy Weight & Lifestyle Grants have been selected and are now ready to commence delivering after hours programs encouraging healthy lifestyle choices across rural South Australia.
New free 24/7 professional online counselling for regional South Australia
Regional Access, is a free service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to anyone over 16, living or working in regional or remote South Australia, feeling the pressures and stresses of everyday life.
Meningococcal W outbreak in APY Lands
In the past two weeks three confirmed cases of invasive meningococcal W disease (MenW) have occurred in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands. All cases were in Aboriginal children and appear to be related to a larger outbreak of MenW in the Northern Territory, again predominantly affecting Aboriginal children.
Case of measles acquired in Bali
SA Health has been notified of a case of measles in a 28 year old female from metropolitan Adelaide. The case was in the settings listed below whilst infectious and people in these settings at the specified times may have been exposed:
Secondary uses of My Health Record Systems Data
HealthConsult has been engaged to assist the Australian Government in developing a framework for the secondary use of data in the My Health Record system for research, policy, planning, system use, quality improvement, and evaluation activities.