Professional development and networking
Upcoming and recorded CPD events
CPD events are facilitated through the following Medical Education Providers:
AMPHeat: Future events
- Project ECHO, including information and resources for current and past ECHO programs, including Advanced Dementia, Palliative Care, Luminal Gastroenterology, COPD, Chronic pain, Cardiology, Neurology, AOD
- Future events
- Recordings of past events
SAPMEA/SALHN GP Collaborative (face to face at Marion Hotel)
A series of 6 evening dinner meetings for GPs to meet the staff specialists, hear the latest updates and their impact on general practice, learn the best way to navigate referrals for common tricky conditions and clinically salient points to look out for, and work together to improve the interface between FMC specialist teams and the surround general practice community.
2023 SALHN GP Clinical Collaborative program:
- 23 November: Breast and Endocrine (registrations now open)
Join the Head of Unit, Dr Michael Eaton and his team of surgeons from the FMC Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit.
SALHN GP Clinical Collaborative — Breast and Endocrine Flyer (PDF 635KB)
Register for event
The sessions are featuring an increasing number of Southern GPs and SALHN clinicians.
2023 Mental Health ECHO (online via Zoom) – Monthly on Wednesdays
- Dr Adelaide Boylan - General Practitioner, Pro Health Norwood (program facilitator)
- Dr Joel Pannell - Consultant Psychiatrist, SALHN Outer South Psychosis team
- Dr Jayde Clark - General Practitioner, Malvern Medical Centre
- August: Vanessa Browne - Nurse Practitioner, Aboriginal Mental Health
- September: Dr Rebecca Hill - Consultant Psychiatrist & Head of Unit at Helen Mayo House
- October: Dr Michael Page - Consultant Psychiatrist & Head of Unit at the Older Persons Mental Health Service, SALHN
- November: Dr Randall Long - Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Head of Unit at the Statewide Eating Disorder Service & Head of Unit at the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service. To submit a case or register, please visit Mental Health Echo - Sapmea website.
2023 Frailty ECHO (online via Zoom) - Monthly on Tuesdays
- Dr Stephanie Daly – General Practitioner, Sensus Cognition (program facilitator)
- Dr Chloe Furst - co-HOU, Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Medicine, RAH
- Dr Chris Bollen – GP with Special Interest in Frailty, BMP Consulting
- Dr Tim Henwood - Southern Cross Care
- Jackie Kerr - Nurse Unit Manager GITH and IC Geriatric Services, CALHN
- Mark Dallman - Geriatric Nurse Consultant, CALHN Integrated Care
- Julie Dundon - Nutrition Professionals Australia
- Prof Debra Rowett - UniSA - Director of DATIS
To submit a case or register, visit Frailty ECHO Sapmea website.
Clinical networking opportunities
We are working on building opportunities for Southern GPs and SALHN clinicians to connect through collaborative learning and networking. Please let us know if you have specific areas of interest or subscribe to our newsletter to keep informed.
Improving patient flow
SALHN has started a program to standardise management of common conditions to improve patient care delivery. Diagnostics including volume and length of stay were used to guide the selection for 12 conditions. The 12 areas of focus are:
- acute back pain
- heart failure
- borderline personality disorder
- falls and fractures in the elderly
- palliative care pathway
- diabetic foot
- undifferentiated abdominal pain
- acute paediatric respiratory illness
- PV bleeding
- EECU short stay patients
- alcohol related presentations.
If you would like to be involved in the any of the project groups, please contact Angie Goodrich, Director Continuous Improvement Programs via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outpatient Redesign Strategy 2023-2025
The SALHN Strategy team are seeking further opportunities to collaborate with the GP community to continuously improve transparency and communication across the broader health system.
If you would like to get involved in the Outpatient Redesign Strategy or provide your thoughts and ideas, please email Health.SALHNOutpatientRedesign@sa.gov.au.