SALHN specific information

Administrative resources

  • Service maps and boundaries 

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (LHN) is one of the 10 South Australian Local Health Networks – please see SALHN Map: location, boundaries and profile.

Some clinical services may use specific boundaries, for instance:

  • Health Provider Registry - this database is used as a reference for GP contact details. Please ensure GP details are up-to-date, including current practice and preferred delivery method (eg secure message delivery, fax etc). Incorrect information on the Health Provider Registry may lead to SALHN correspondence being misdirected and clinical handover being compromised.
  • My Health Record - The following clinical information may be uploaded on your patient’s My Health Record:

Outpatient clinic letters are not routinely uploaded onto My Health Record.

How do I receive discharge letters for my patients?

Please ensure your contact details are correctly recorded in the Health Provider Registry as this database is used as a reference for GP contact details including current practice and preferred delivery method (e.g. Secure message delivery, fax etc). Incorrect information on the Health Provider Registry may lead to SALHN correspondence being misdirected and clinical handover being compromised.

Previous discharge summaries may have been uploaded to the patient’s My Health Record. Discharge letters can also be requested directly from SALHN:

For routine requests

  • discharge summaries
  • previous investigations
  • outpatient clinic letters

Contacts

Flinders Medical Centre
Phone: (08) 8204 6040
Fax: (08) 8204 3964
Email: healthfmcmedicalrecordsgpliaison@sa.gov.au

Noarlunga Hospital
Phone: (08) 8384 9500
Fax: (08) 8384 9410

How do I obtain old records/results for my patients?

Previous discharge summaries, SA Pathology and SA Medical Imaging results may have been uploaded to the patient’s My Health Record. Outpatient clinic letters are not routinely uploaded onto My Health Record.

Previous records and results can be requested from SALHN:

For routine requests

  • discharge summaries
  • previous investigations
  • outpatient clinic letters

Contacts

Flinders Medical Centre
Phone: (08) 8204 6040
Fax: (08) 8204 3964
Email: healthfmcmedicalrecordsgpliaison@sa.gov.au

Noarlunga Hospital
Phone: (08) 8384 9500
Fax: (08) 8384 9410

How do I refer patients to a specialist outpatient clinic?

Please see the Outpatient Specialist Clinic page for information and quick links.

You may also find additional support to help you manage your patient through specialist advice lines or HealthPathways SA, which may assist while the referral is being triaged and/or the patient is waiting to be seen.

How do I check my patient's outpatient appointment?

Please contact the relevant clinic.

A report outlining waiting times per specialty is available to provide an indication of usual wait times - see Specialist Outpatient Waiting Time Report page (scroll down for latest report).

Where do I find information about southern health services?

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (LHN) is one of the 10 South Australian Local Health Networks.

Some clinical services may use specific boundaries, for instance:

Adelaide Primary Health Network

Our public hospitals

GP Plus sites

Outpatient services are also delivered in additional locations including GP Plus sites (these do not include GP services):

 

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