Primary Health Network for Country South Australia.
Country SA PHN is the primary health network covering the country regions of South Australia.
Established by the Federal Government, PHNs are now operating Australia-wide. The key objectives of the PHNs are to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes, and to improve the coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.
A core set of priorities has been set at a national level by the Government, priorities include:
These indicators reflect government priorities:
Bridge the gap of health inequity
Our mission is to bridge the gap of health inequity and access in rural South Australia by building a collaborative and responsive country SA health care system. We are committed to improving the patient ‘experience’ of the health system. We will;
Country SA PHN covers all of South Australia, apart from the Adelaide metropolitan area. This means Country SA PHN covers 99.8% of the State geographically and approximately 30% of SA’s total population. The Country SA PHN boundaries align with the six rural Local Health Networks (LHNs).
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Closing the gap in health inequity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
View the latest and previous Annual Report from Country SA PHN.
Country SA PHN is required to develop work plans for each financial year and submit these for approval to the Department of Health.
Our strategic plan is focused on providing better value, better care, better health care outcomes.