SA Health provides all South Australians with access to the most recent and relevant information about their health services.
As a requirement of the Public and Environmental Health Act, SA Health is required to notify medical professionals of incidents concerning public health.
Public Health Alerts and Public Health Information provides urgent information to doctors about communicable disease and other public health incidents that may have an impact on the health of South Australians.
A list of recent of health alerts is available.
The aim of the medication safety alert is to disseminate quality and safety information to health services to ensure lessons learned from statewide, national and international sources are shared across the South Australian health system in an active manner.
Each alert specifies action to be taken by health services, the timeframe in which such action must occur, and specific responsibility for the actions.
A list of recent of medication alerts is available.