Adelaide PHN conducts consultations to better understand the health needs of the Adelaide region.
Reports from all our consultations - be those with community, general practice, or other primary health care stakeholders - can be found on this page.
Adelaide PHN has been working with GPs in the Adelaide region and discussing how Adelaide PHN can best support general practice and enhance the relationship between primary, acute and tertiary care. Each of these workshops have followed the Enzyme methodology to ensure confidentiality. Summary reports detailing the findings of each of these workshops are linked below:
On 26 June 2019, Adelaide PHN hosted a Round Table Workshop to give CALHN, GPs and Hospital Consultants working in the Adelaide metropolitan region an opportunity to discuss how to reach a successful and productive working relationship to achieve better health outcomes. This workshop followed Enzyme methodology to ensure confidentiality.
Download the Adelaide PHN and CALHN GP/Hospital Consultants Round Table Summary Report here.
In May 2019, Adelaide PHN facilitated the Clinical Integration at the Local Level Forum. The purpose of the forum was to bring health professional organisations together to consider how to enhance delivery of person centred, integrated care to meet the health needs of the community.
Download the summary report here.
Early in April 2019, general practices were invited to attend a series of information sessions in regard to the co-design of proof of concept sites over the 2019 winter period as an alternative pathway for patients (Priority Care Centres). Multiple information sessions were held across the Adelaide region between April 8 and April 11 2019.
A summary of the questions and answers provided at these information sessions is now available: Download PDF here.
This information has been distributed by Adelaide PHN on behalf of SA Health as part of a continued partnership between SA Health and South Australian PHNs to deliver better integrated health care across the primary and acute settings.
Adelaide PHN sought the involvement of community in regard to the development of the National Psychosocial Support Measure (NPSM) and the programs that will be affected by associated changes to psychosocial support. Consultation efforts inlcuded engaging with those accessing these services, their carers, service providers and interested community members. Adelaide PHN conducted two face to face workshops and two online surveys as part of this consultation.
Download the NPSM Summary of Community Engagement 2018 Report here.
A workshop was held where 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members came together to explore ways in which Adelaide PHN can meaningfully engage with the community, understand health and service needs and the issues which impact on them.
Download the Summary Report.
Adelaide PHN held three workshops with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the northern, western and southern regions of Adelaide, to explore issues and opportunities related to the provision of culturally appropriate primary health care services. This report provides an overview of the main findings and also outlines our role to:
Adelaide PHN undertook a consultation process regarding primary health care access for refugees and new arrivals.
Download the Consultation and Workshop Summary Report
Adelaide PHN facilitated a broad range of consultations activities early in 2016 to discuss Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs (MH&AOD) reform, and encourage wide participation from community members and local providers. Consultation activities included three public forums (engaging 320 service providers and community members), an online consultation via a purpose built platform, and a series of surveys, workshops (involving 210 people).