Expanding services in the north (update)

CALHN to NALHN service realignments are continuing with a full range of specialities now offered in the north.

This transition of work is helping to ensure people in the north and north-eastern suburbs receive excellent care closer to home by specialist clinicians and services.

The following new/increased services are available at the Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals:

  • Breast Endocrine
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Haematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Renal
  • Stroke
  • Urology
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT)
  • Vascular
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (limited service at this time)

New Referrals

If you have a patient who requires a referral to one of these services, you can now refer them to either the Lyell McEwin Hospital or Modbury Hospital to ensure they receive specialist treatment to the hospital catchment they are in. An easy reference by postcode is provided below.

NALHN catchment postcodes

5075 5089 5095 5108 5114 5125
5084 5090 5096 5109 5115 5126
5085 5091 5097 5110 5117 5127
5086 5092 5098 5111 5118  
5087 5093 5106 5112 5120  
5088 5094 5107 5113 5121  

Further information is provided in the Information for GPs – Realignment of services to NALHN fact sheet (PDF 303KB).

The SA Health website has up to date Outpatient Clinic contacts and listings so you can choose the most appropriate service for your patient.

Descriptions of all services, conditions seen, referral criteria and information for NALHN can be accessed at the NALHN Outpatient portal.



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