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.
Point of Care Testing, a business case for general practice
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.
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.
CALHN revises Burns First Aid book for GPs and Pharmacists
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.
Aboriginal-led program preventing suicides in rural South Australia
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 ...
The Effect of Social and Economical Factors on Your Health and Wellbeing
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..