Health Advisory Councils across Country South Australia have been formed as a result of the recent Health Care Act. They will provide advice to their local Health Services and to the Minister for Health. Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council Inc covers the Local Government areas of Cleve, Franklin Harbour and Kimba.
A major role of the Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council Inc is to relay ideas and views from the Community to the local Health Service.
These ideas are used in planning for new and improved services.
It also provides advice to the Minister for Health and the Chief Executive of Country Health South Australia on matters outside of the local area affecting residents of Eastern Eyre, and advocates on behalf of the community to promote the health interests of the commmunity.
Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council Inc holds accounts for the hospitals/health services in Cleve, Cowell and Kimba for receipt of donations and bequests.
Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council will include:
- Up to 8 community members
- Nominee of local government
- A local member of Parliament or his or her nominee
- A medical practitioner member
- A worker from Country Health SA
- Up to 3 members appointed by the Minister for Health
It is the intention of the Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council Inc to change the constitution to stipulate an equal number of community members from the 3 Local Government areas.
|Eastern Eyre Health Advisory Council Inc. Members
||Lorraine Joan Walford
|Medical Practitioner Member
|Local Member of Parliament or Nominee
|Local Government Nominee