An important message from our Governing Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Evaluation of CALHN by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption


The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) today released an evaluation into aspects of Central Adelaide Local Health Network’s (CALHN) practices, policies and procedures.

Download the ICAC evaluation (PDF 4.4MB)

CALHN accepts all the recommendations for our health service made by the ICAC Deputy Commissioner.

There is no tolerance for bullying or harassment at CALHN and we will redouble our efforts to make sure these behaviours have no place here.

We have already introduced a range of reforms aimed at improving our workplace culture and complaints management, including the world-leading Professional Accountability Program where staff address poor behaviour by having an informal conversation with colleagues which prompts reflection and ultimately leads to better patient outcomes and an improved workplace culture. This program has been rolled out to medical staff and will be extended to all staff including executive in 2023.

The evaluation involved collecting details relating to complaints received, investigations conducted, and sanctions imposed between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2022.

CALHN is absolutely determined to continue our work in creating a culture that is safe and respectful, and a workplace where staff can be their best.


Raymond Spencer
CALHN Governing Board Chair
Lesley Dwyer
CALHN Chief Executive Officer