Professional development and networking

Upcoming and recorded CPD events

CPD events are facilitated through the following Medical Education Providers:

AMPHeat: Future 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.

The first three SALHN GP Clinical Collaborative sessions in 2023 included:

  • Hepatobilary with Head of Unit Dr Mark Brooke-Smith, Dr Susan Gan, Dr Janina Kaczmarczyk and A/Prof George Barreto
  • Opthalmology with A/Prof Stewart Lake (Head of Unit) and his team of surgeons
  • Breast and Endocrine with Head of Unit Dr Michael Eaton and his team of surgeons

2024 SALHN GP Clinical Collaborative program coming soon.
The sessions feature an increasing number of Southern GPs and SALHN clinicians.

Mental Health ECHO (online via Zoom) – Monthly on Wednesdays

Expert panel

  • Dr Adelaide Boylan, General Practitioner, Pro-Health Norwood
  • Dr Michaela Baulderstone, General Practitioner, CAMHS | WCHN
  • Dr Melanie Turner, Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Adelaide
  • Dr Mohammed Usman, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director CAMHS
  • Dr David Baulderstone, Developmental Paediatrician, Medical Unit Head Department of General Medicine, WCHN
  • Edward Hedges, Nurse Practitioner, Community Clinical Rehabilitation Services

To submit a case or register to attend, visit sapmea.

Palliative Care ECHO (online via Zoom) – Fortnightly on Tuesdays

Expert Panel

GP Facilitator:

  • Dr Stephanie Daly – GP Facilitator, Sensus Cognition


  • Linda Mervart - Central Adelaide Palliative Care Services
  • Mandy Kocher - CALHN VAD Liaison

Senior Pharmacist:

  • Michaela Del Campo - SA Pharmacy, CALHN

Palliative Care Consultant:

  • Dr Chloe Furst - co-HOU, Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Medicine, RAH


  • A/Prof Timothy To - HOU, Southern Adelaide Palliative Service
  • Dr Charlotte Griffiths - Southern Adelaide Palliative Service
  • Dr Linda Foreman - HOU, Central Adelaide Palliative Care Service
  • Dr Lawrie Palmer - Northern Adelaide Palliative Care Service

To submit a case or register to attend, visit sapmea.

Emergency medicine ECHO (online via zoom) – Monthly on Mondays

Expert panel

  • Dr Adelaide Boylan, General Practitioner, Pro-Health Norwood
  • Dr Alison Lydeamore, GP & Director of Clinical Training EFNLHN
  • Assoc Prof Robert Dunn, Emergency Medicine Consultant & Director of Clinical and Academic Emergency Medicine, RAH
  • Neralie Wearn, Retrieval Nurse, MedSTAR
  • David Tingey, Critical Care Retrieval Paramedic, MedSTAR

To submit a case or register to attend, visit sapmea.

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
  • delirium
  • 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

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