The move of patients from the Repatriation General Hospital will be completed today with the last patients being moved to the new state-of-the-art facilities at Flinders Medical Centre.
News release - Peter Malinauskas
Parents of babies and young children are reminded to vaccinate themselves for whooping cough (pertussis), with the number of cases at an alarming five year high to date.
Final preparations for the move of patients from the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) to new state-of-the-art facilities at Flinders Medical Centre, refurbished wards at Noarlunga Hospital and the new Jamie Larcombe Centre are underway, with the first patients to be moved early next week.
Six new residential rehabilitation beds will be located in Mount Gambier as part of the State Government’s $8 million Stop the Hurt strategy formed in response to the South Australian Methamphetamine Taskforce.
Flinders Medical Centre’s reputation as the centre for complex care in Adelaide’s south will be cemented as patients undergo surgical procedures for the first time in the hospital’s two new operating theatres today.
A draft framework for residential older persons mental health services has been released for consultation today.
A South Australian leader in mental health and suicide prevention reform is one of five nominees to be honoured in the 2017 Mental Health Excellence Awards.
Just over a month since moving to its new site, the Royal Adelaide Hospital continues to cement its place as the nation’s most modern hospital with news its clinicians will continue to perform specialist transplants undertaken nowhere else in Australia.
The Jamie Larcombe Centre, a new $15 million veterans’ mental health precinct located at Glenside Health Service Campus, will officially be opened today, marking a new era for South Australian veterans receiving specialist mental health care.
Law reforms to introduce “no jab, no play” rules for early childhood will be introduced to State Parliament today.
The final residents at the Oakden Older Person’s Mental Health Service will be transitioned to Northgate House today, with the process of decommissioning the site to begin next week.
A major Christie’s Beach intersection is set to receive a $650,000 upgrade to reduce the likelihood of right-turn accidents and improve safety for all road users.