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Statewide Clinical Networks

A key priority of the State Government is to rebalance the health system in South Australia in a way that represents the needs of the community, delivers the highest standards of safe and quality care and is economically viable for the future.

The Minister for Health and Wellbeing is committed to working in partnership with clinicians, consumers and stakeholders to achieve this priority.

As part of this commitment, SA Health is re-establishing Statewide Clinical Networks in 2019 as priorities for improvement in the South Australian health system are identified and agreed.

Statewide Clinical Networks are groups of health professionals, health service organisations, consumers and carers who work collaboratively with the goal of high quality care.

They operate across the continuum of care, across private and public sectors and across all Local Health Networks — both country and metropolitan.

The first three Statewide Clinical Networks are currently being formed. These are the:

We are now establishing the Cancer Clinical Network as our fourth Statewide Clinical Network. The draft terms of reference for this are found here:

Statewide Cancer Clinical Lead Position

SA Health is now calling for expressions of interest (EOI) for the Clinical Lead position for the Statewide Cancer Clinical Network.

The role description for this position is found below:

The process for selecting the Clinical Lead will be merit based and all clinicians from both the public and private sectors are encouraged to consider applying, this includes:

  • Clinicians from all professions
  • Clinicians who work for SA Health
  • Clinicians who do not work for SA Health
  • Clinicians at any stage of their career, you do not need to be in a management position.

The Cancer Clinical Network Clinical Lead - Application Pack (PDF 432KB) provides more details on the role and function of the Cancer Clinical Network and the EOI application process. Please ensure you read this before submitting your application.

Applications opened on 3 July 2019 and the closing time has now been extended to 5.00 pm on Friday 2 August 2019.

Enquiries can be directed to Professor Paddy Phillips.

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