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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.

Key Changes within the Health Workforce Programs - Factsheets

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From 1 July 2019, updates to the geographical classifications used in health workforce programs will be available on the DoctorConnect website. The changes to these classification systems has been introduced to address the maldistribution of medical services across Australia and better target financial incentives to attract and retain medical staff in rural and remote areas.

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2019 Meningococcal Season Reminder

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Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any systemic febrile illness in any age group. Notifications of IMD usually increase in winter and spring.

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Responding to Influenza in South Australia


Public Health Information is currently being sent to all general practitioners, Primary Health Networks, locum agencies, Aboriginal health services, hospital emergency departments, hospital chief executive officers....

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Urgent product defect correction– ENDONE oxycodone hydrochloride 5mg tablet blister pack. Notice from the Therapeutic Goods Administration

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A single report has been received from a consumer in South Australia indicating that a strip of 30mg Anamorph tablets was allegedly present in a box of 5mg Endone, post dispensing.   The Anamorph tablets are approximately four times the Endone equivalent dose, so there is a theoretical potential for overdose, particularly if taken by an opioid naïve patient. 

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Beckwith Park, 30 Tanunda Road Nuriootpa SA 5355
PO Box 868 Nuriootpa SA 5355
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