About SA Health

SA Health is committed to protecting and improving the health of all South Australians by providing leadership in health reform, public health services, health and medical research, policy development and planning, with an increased focus on well being, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.

SA Health is the brand name for the health portfolio of services and agencies responsible to our Minister, the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.

The portfolio consists of the:

Organisational chart

SA Health Organisational Chart (PDF 129KB)

Services overview

SA Health provides many important services to the South Australian community including:

  • public hospitals
  • metropolitan and country health service delivery
  • environmental health
  • communicable disease control
  • epidemiology
  • health promotion
  • pathology services
  • drug and alcohol services
  • emergency and ambulance
  • organ donation.

Who we liaise with 

SA Health liaises closely with other agencies in government, particularly:

SA Health also engages with some non government and community service providers on a formal, direct basis and more broadly, on policy and planning matters.