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Health Alerts
Provides urgent information to doctors about communicable disease and other public health incidents that may have an impact on the health of South Australians.

Notifiable Diseases
Information on notifiable conditions and how to notify SA Health

Health Notifications
Find out when and how to notify SA Health

Hospital avoidance and discharge support services
The Metropolitan Referral Unit (MRU) provides a single point of contact for referral to a range of hospital avoidance and discharge support services.
The service can be used for clients living in the Adelaide metropolitan area including Residential Care Facilities and includes assistance with PICC Line Management, IV Antibiotic Therapy, short term wound care and other services
The MRU coordinates referrals to the following SA Health programs:

  • Healthcare@Home
  • Community Nursing Palliative Care
  • Community Nursing – Long term support
  • End of Life Choices

Available support services supported through these programs include:

  • nursing/midwifery care
  • personal care
  • allied health services
  • palliative care support

Colonoscopy referrals for participants in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Your patient has received a positive Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) result. Now what?

Clinical resources
Toolkits, guidelines, information and strategies to support clinical practice.

Clinical Programs
Programs managed by SA Health to support best practice health care in South Australia.


Transforming Health 
Keep up to do date on how SA’s public health care system is changing.