GP News

New dedicated mental health GP liaison program

New dedicated mental health GP liaison program

A new program helping GPs to connect with Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) is being piloted. The new Mental Health GP Liaisons can help provide GPs with timely advice on care options for consumers presenting with mental health related issues. This includes help...
A new mobile-friendly re-design for HealthPathways SA

A new mobile-friendly re-design for HealthPathways SA

HealthPathways SA (HPSA) has been upgraded with a new look and feel, providing the same local clinical guidance for General Practitioners (GPs) and health professionals to support patients at the point of care, in an easy-to-read responsive mobile format. “It can be a...
CALHN’s response to the Parafield cluster

CALHN’s response to the Parafield cluster

When news of a community COVID-19 case broke, CALHN quickly responded. As we did in the first wave, we quickly re-established our Command Centre and Incident Management Team to regularly meet to monitor the evolving situation and prepare for actions we needed to...
Handover to GPs – a fresh approach to discharge summaries

Handover to GPs – a fresh approach to discharge summaries

Work is underway to improve the quality of medical discharge summaries sent from Central Adelaide LHN clinical teams to GPs. These summaries play a vital role in providing continuity of care from hospital to a patient’s primary healthcare provider. However, the...
Connecting with GPs through our GP Liaison Unit

Connecting with GPs through our GP Liaison Unit

The relationship we have with general practitioners (GPs) within in our community is pivotal in enhancing continuity of care for our patients. Within Central Adelaide we have a number of initiatives and programs that help build links and connect our GP community with...