The Commissioning Framework outlines the approach by which DHW identifies the health and wellbeing outcomes that need to be achieved
In this section you will find information about the governance structures and frameworks that guide the management of the South Australian heath care system.
Links to related information are listed below.
The Department for Health and Wellbeing (DHW) assists the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, to set the policy framework and strategic directions for SA Health.
Read more about the Department for Health and Wellbeing.
Each Local Health Network (LHN) has a Governing Board which is responsible for the overall governance and oversight of local service delivery by the LHNs, including governance of performance and budget achievement, clinical governance, safety and quality, risk management and fulfilment of the Governing Board functions and responsibilities.
Governing Boards are responsible and accountable to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.
For more information see our Local Health Networks section.
You can find our policies and guidelines in the Policies and Guidelines A-Z list.
There have been no new of COVID-19 cases reported today. There have been a total of 682 cases notified in South Australia.More about COVID-19 update 18 April 2021
There have been four new case of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 682 cases notified in South Australia.More about COVID-19 update 17 April 2021
A case of invasive meningococcal disease has been notified in a four month-old girl from metropolitan Adelaide, who has been admitted to hospital in a stable condition.More about Meningococcal case - 16 April 2021