Join us for RAHsearch 2023, as we take you behind the scenes, and into the minds, of some of our most extraordinary researchers,
highlighting the fundamental link between research and better health outcomes for our community.
The Central Adelaide Local Health Network Reconciliation Action Plan has been developed to guide,
support and hold us accountable as we uphold our values and make reconciliation a reality.
Episode one of our new podcast is now live.
Focusing on the personal stories of the people who deliver world-class healthcare services at CALHN,
Our People gives an insight into the diversity and range of the impactful work carried out across the network.
Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) is South Australia’s largest health network.
We deliver public health services to two major Adelaide hospitals, with a range of rehabilitation and mental health facilities, plus specialised community and clinical health services across SA.
Our ambition is to shape the future of health in South Australia, through world-class care and world-class research.
A patient at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is the first person in the world to be infused with a new drug to treat myelofibrosis, a type of bone marrow cancer. “It was now or never, and if it can make a difference then I’m happy to be part of it.” patient Greg...
The Royal Adelaide Hospital is twice recognised among the World’s Best Specialised Hospitals for 2024. RAH Orthopaedics rated at 36th in the world in 2024, up from 38 in 2023. Learn more about how RAH Orthopaedics is working to improving hip replacements in this...
Congratulations to some of Central Adelaide Local Health Network's extraordinary researchers and medical, nursing and allied health individuals and teams who have been announced as finalists in the 2023 SA Health Awards. The Awards recognise the skills, commitment,...
Join CALHN today to be part of a health system that is truly world-class.
We’re currently recruiting trainee medical officers, enrolled and registered nurses and allied health professionals to work across our network.
Interstate and international applicants are encouraged to apply.
Video series: Translating ResearchIn this episode, we hear how Professor John Beltrame and his team are calculating individual risks so patients can be more informed and involved in shared decision making about their care.We learn about:why treatment risk can very...
Video series: Translating ResearchIn this episode, we hear how Associate Professor Robert Bryant is using microbial manipulation to help fight inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).We learn about:how changes in the gut microbiota could be driving increased rates of IBD...
Video series: Ask the Expert Sepsis is the body’s severe response to an infection which causes damage to its own organs and tissues. In this episode, we ask expert, Associate Professor Mark Plummer, key questions about sepsis. We learn about: why it is so serious...
Research Pulse podcast: Episode 14 In this episode, we discuss work towards overcoming resistance to ovarian cancer treatment. Our guest is Dr Melissa Pitman, ovarian cancer researcher at the Centre for Cancer Biology. We learn about: why ovarian cancer is known as...
In this episode of the Our People podcast, we speak to Troy Andrews about his role at the SA Spinal Cord Injury Unit, which supports patients as they begin their recovery and learn to maximise their independence and abilities. Troy was living with his family on a...
Research Pulse podcast: Episode 13In this episode, we discuss research using machine learning to predict patient outcomes within the first 24 hours of arriving at hospital after a stroke.We speak to Dr Stephen Bacchi, neurology registrar and researcher the Royal...
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