News and media

SA Health provides all South Australians with access to the most recent and relevant information about their health services.

Media releases

Media releases provide the media and public with the latest news about SA Health's services, initiatives, campaigns and events.

All media enquiries should be directed to the SA Health Media team at

A list of recent SA Health media releases is available.

Health alerts

As a requirement of public health protection practice, SA Health is required to notify medical professionals of important incidents concerning public health. 

The release of Public Health Alerts and Public Health Information provides urgent information to doctors about communicable disease and other public health incidents that may have an impact on the health of South Australians.

A list of recent health alerts is available.

Medication alerts

The aim of the medication safety alerts is to disseminate quality and safety information to health services to ensure lessons learned from statewide, national and international sources are shared across the South Australian health system in an active manner.

Each alert specifies action to be taken by health services, the timeframe in which such action must occur, and specific responsibility for the actions.

A list of recent of medication alerts is available.

Social media

SA Health uses social media for the distribution of health information, tips, alerts, news and event updates. In certain circumstances, for example State emergencies, SA Health may also use social media to inform the public and its stakeholders directly with information updates.

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