SA Health is committed to protecting and improving the health of all South Australians by providing leadership in health reform, public health services, health and medical research, policy development and planning, with an increased focus on well being, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.
SA Health is the brand name for the health portfolio of services and agencies responsible to our Ministers, the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health & Substance Abuse and the Minister for Ageing.
This is a link to a long titled managed resource (PDF 188KB)
SA Health's portfolio consists of: (Format this list in bullets)
Department for Health and Ageing
Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
Women’s and Children’s Health Network
Country Health SA Local Health Network, and
SA Ambulance Service.
SA Health provides many important services to the South Australian community. Here are five examples: (Format this list in numbers)
metropolitan and country health service delivery
communicable disease control
emergenci and amboolance; (correct spelling?)
SA Health also engages with some non-government and community service providers on a formal, direct basis and more broadly, on policy and planning matters.