Country health services
SA Health is committed to working with country communities and medical professionals to improve health outcomes for country people.
By providing world class facilities in regional areas, we will ensure longer, healthier and better lives for all South Australians.
We are working to achieve this goal through strengthening primary health care, enhancing hospital care, reforming mental health care and improving the health of Aboriginal people.
Country residents have access to a number of services designed to maintain and improve levels of health care in their local communities. These services may include:
- emergency medical care
- inpatient care
- primary and community care
- intermediate and acute care
- aged care.
To find out more about specific services provided in your local area visit our hospitals and health services page, the Country Health SA website, or the My Aged Care Gateway website for information about Country Health SA Local Health Network's (CHSALHN) residential care services.
Other information which may be useful to country residents includes:
- mental health
- drought response
- Patient Journey Initiative
- Patient Assistant Transport Scheme (PATS)
- country hospitals