Image not available

Meningococcal B Young Adult Catch-up Program Extension


SA Dental Service will be implementing a new emergency dental service for residents living in South Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) commencing 1 October 2020.

Read more

Image not available

Point of Care Testing, a business case for general practice

Image not available


One of the key challenges faced by patients and health providers in regional and remote areas of Australia is the turnaround time usually required to access test results that are often the key to the treatment and management of illnesses. The My Health PoCiTT program aimed at improving access to testing and health outcomes, provides a point of care testing (PoCT) service to general practice across rural and remote SA, has been commissioned by Country SA PHN.

Read more

General Practice and Integrated Care - General Practitioners views wanted


Integrated care enables quality communication, collaboration and pathways between services, to holistically and preventatively address health care needs. Integrated care systems can support and enable primary health services to individualise patient care, improve health outcomes, prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and reduce the overall cost of health care.

Read more

Image not available

CALHN revises Burns First Aid book for GPs and Pharmacists

Image not available


The Central Adelaide Local Health Network Burns Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is renowned for their treatment of burns and introducing innovative, world-first procedures to South Australia. In support of Burns Awareness Month, the team have revised their Burns First Aid book that is specific to adult burn management.

Read more

Aboriginal-led program preventing suicides in rural South Australia

Image not available


We’re proud to share SBS Australia’s story on our work to establish Australia’s first indigenous suicide after-care service delivered by ACCHO. Nukunu elder Kym Thomas and Pika Wiya suicide prevention support worker Rick Dadleh discuss the program’s success, providing support after a suicide attempt to the local indigenous community. Our Mental Health & AOD manager Chez Curnow says ...

Read more

The Effect of Social and Economical Factors on Your Health and Wellbeing

Image not available


Seeking people aged 18 or over to participate in a short online questionnaire Researchers from Flinders University are conducting a study to validate a questionnaire exploring social and economic factors that can influence a person’s health and wellbeing, such as housing, transport, connections with family and friends, education and mental health. If you are aged 18 or over,you can participate in the study by filling out an anonymous online questionnaire about the factors that affect your health and wellbeing. The questionnaire will take about 10-15 minutes to complete..

Read more

 

Country SA PHN is the 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.

 

  #countrysaphn  

 

CONTACT US

Beckwith Park, 30 Tanunda Road Nuriootpa SA 5355
PO Box 868 Nuriootpa SA 5355
T 08 8565 8900 F 08 8311 1723
E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

@countrysaphn

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

THINGS WE DO

 

While the Australian Government Department of Health has contributed to the funding of this website, the information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government and is not advice that is provided, or information that is endorsed, by the Australian Government. The Australian Government is not responsible in negligence or otherwise for any injury, loss or damage however arising from the use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.

© 2018 COUNTRY SA PHN  
Country SA PHN gratefully acknowledge the financial and other support from the Australian Government Department of Health