Country Health SA Local Health Network

The Country Health SA Local Health Network oversees the public hospitals and health services in the following regions across rural South Australia:

View a list of the local Country Health services.

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Maree Geraghty is Chief Executive Officer of the Country Health SA Local Health Network.


The South Australian Minister for Health has reappointed the presiding and governing members for the Country Health SA Local Health Network Governing Council from 1 July 2014 for varying terms from one to three years.

Country Health SA Local Health Network Health Advisory Council Incorporated constitution (PDF 1MB).

Governing Council membership

Position Name Role
Presiding Member Mr Peter Blacker Chair of the Regional Communities Consultative Council
Hospital/Health Service Management Mr Geoff Sam Executive Chairman, Healthcare Australia Pty Ltd
Business/Financial Management Ms Roseanne Healy Chair for Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, GP Partners Adelaide and Company Director for various companies
Clinical Professor Jonathan Newbury Professor of Rural Health, The University of Adelaide
Health Consumer Mrs Kathleen Gregurke Former Department for Education and Child Development employee, community representative for Country SA region
Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Mrs Lucy Evans Chairperson, Yorke/Mid North Aboriginal Health Advisory Committee
Medicare Local Dr  Michael Taylor General Practitioner, Mount Barker Medical Clinic, Member of Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local
Medicare Local and Clinical Ms Debbie Sparkes Rural Primary Health Care and Education Coordinator, SAFKI Medicare Local


For further information or any questions concerning the Governing Council please contact



For the latest news and announcements please go to the Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN) website.

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