Avoiding Hospital - Local Referral Options for the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
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Hospital avoidance options for General Practitioners and medical professionals in Northern Adelaide.
Our General Practice Integration Unit (GPIU) is a dual initiative between Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) and Adelaide Primary Health Networks (APHN).
GPIU was established to drive positive changes and improve patient care by facilitating and strengthening collaboration, communication and integration between General Practices (GPs) in northern metropolitan Adelaide and the NALHN.
The aim of the GPIU is to encourage and improve the exchange of information, cooperation, efficiency, and quality of communication between hospitals and GPs.
The NALHN GPIU can be contacted on:
Dr Emily Gibson and Dr Jaiveer Krishnan
GP Integration Officers
Tel: (08) 8282 1774
Tel: (08) 8282 1977
Mobile: 0466 511 534
Phone calls to our service will be answered between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, messages can be left outside of these hours and be returned the following business day.
When making contact with the GPIU, please include:
The GPIU will endeavour to respond to requests in a timely manner, but a response can take 2-5 business days if there are multiple aspects or multiple patients.
If urgent patient information is required, requests should be directed to the treating team, medical records or outpatients department via the relevant hospital switchboards: