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.
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.
CRANAplus Scholarships & Grant funding available
CRANAplus Scholarships & Grants, provides opportunities for health professionals working in remote & isolated practice and students with that career interest, to access professional development activities.
Public Health Alert: National shortage of influenza vaccine
Unprecedented demand has impacted the availability of seasonal influenza vaccines nationally, with a record number of influenza vaccines distributed (9.9 million doses nationally for the 2018 flu season to date compared to 8.3 million doses for the entire 2017 flu season).
“Know your Options website provides individuals, families and health professionals with information about alcohol and other drug treatment options and support services that are available in South Australia”
New Eating Disorders Resources for GPs
The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders has rebranded as the InsideOut Institute, a national institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders.
The following summaries provide coverage rates on children fully immunised as reported on the AIR by Local Government Area (LGA). If an LGA is not included in this publication it is because there are less than 10 children reported as residing in the area.