A LOCAL nursing home was recently served a non-compliance notice for failing to meet behavioural standards – an issue that has since been rectified.
A RIVERLAND pilot program opened up conversations about mental health at a number of local businesses last Tuesday to coincide with a national awareness week.
BUSINESSES across the region have joined forces with local wellbeing services to offer a new ‘café conversations’ initiative next Tuesday, coinciding with Mental Health Week (MHW).
A LIBERAL promise to increase Riverland General Hospital’s chemotherapy services would see more cancer patients treated in the region, addressing claims local ‘chemo chairs’ are under-utilised.
A LOCAL MP has urged SA Health to consider sending medical interns to the Riverland following the looming closure of an Adelaide hospital.
HEALTH Advisory Councils (HACs) from around the region shared their stories and ideas at a combined meeting earlier this week.
MORE than 95 per cent of the state’s rural GPs have committed to Country Health SA’s (CHSA) new Standard Rural GP Agreement by its deadline last Friday.
NEGOTIATIONS on a new agreement for country GPs are now complete but a small number of rural doctors have yet to sign up to the arrangement.