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The Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN) is part of SA Health which oversees the rural health system in South Australia.  We are transforming health care and delivering health benefits so that rural and remote South Australians live healthy lives.



Focus on the future at Country Health Conference to be held 29 June 2016 (PDF 150KB)
The health of country South Australians and the regional health services that care for them will be the focus of a conference in Adelaide next week.

Brand new bathrooms for Loxton Hospital (PDF 154KB)
Works to upgrade four bathrooms at the Loxton Hospital are well under way, thanks to the generous support of local residents.

Engines at the ready for South East Pit Stop on Thursday 7 June 2016 (PDF 148KB)
South East residents are encouraged to make a health check ‘pit stop’ this Thursday at the Mount Gambier Market Place Shopping Centre.

100th Helping Handbag given out - Mount Gambier (PDF 152KB)
Country Health SA is proud to announce local South East initiative ‘Helping Handbags’ has recently given out its 100th handbag to breast cancer patients. Maria Knightly, committee member of the Mount Gambier Breast Cancer Awareness group, said she came up with the idea of the Helping Handbag and launched it at a Breast Cancer luncheon in 2012.

Country Health SA to launch new reconciliation action plan 1 Jun (PDF 172KB)
Increasing the life expectancy of Aboriginal people and improving Aboriginal participation in the health workforce are at the forefront of a new Country Health SA Reconciliation Action Plan to be launched in Port Lincoln next week (1 June).

Gawler celebrates 'our history, our story, our future' at community fun day 3 May (PDF 170KB)
Gawler Reconciliation Action Group, an initiative of Gawler Health Service, is holding a community fun day on Friday, 3 June, that will promote positive relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

Families week celebrations at Streaky Bay on 18 May (PDF 187KB)
Mid-West Community Health and Streaky Bay Family Daycare are inviting residents to share in their celebrations for National Families Week on Wednesday, 18 May.

Thanking our South East Health Helpers May 9-15 (PDF 192KB)
The South East Health Service is saying a huge thank you to its 300-plus dedicated helpers with a number of events for National Volunteer Week (May 9-15).

Crystal Brook/Port Pirie Midwifery Team picnic celebration on May 8 -1.30pm-4pm (PDF 201KB)
The community is invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Crystal Brook/Port Pirie Midwifery Team with a fun family picnic this Sunday.

Spotlight on Country Health Services during Riverland tour (PDF 148KB)
Healthcare initiatives, ideas and challenges will be discussed at a meeting of local Health Advisory Council members to be held in the Riverland this week. The meeting is part of a two-day tour of the Riverland by the Country Health SA (CHSA) Governing Council and CHSA executives, during which they will meet with community Health Advisory Councils members from across the region.

Together let's close the gap - 20 April 2016 (PDF 214KB)
Tarpari Wellbeing Day will be held on Wednesday, 20 April, at Memorial Park in Port Pirie from 10am until 2pm. Focusing on Aboriginal health, culture and reconciliation this community event has much to offer the whole community of Port Pirie and the Mid North area.

Improved local surgical services (PDF 178KB)
Patients at Riverland General Hospital will receive improved colonoscopy and endoscopy services under changes being implemented over the coming weeks.

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