Service moves across SALHN

SALHN service moves

Preparations are in place to support the successful transition of outpatient and inpatient services across the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Information on how each SALHN divisions is preparing for the move is available in the links below:

Medicine service moves

Following consultation with SALHN staff and union representatives, services related to the Division of Medicine, Cardiac & Critical Care based at the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) commenced transferring to Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) and Noarlunga Hospital in August 2017.

The relocation of Medicine services across the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) has been planned to better support service consolidation, improve integration and efficiency of care, and improve consumer experience.

To date, the following Medical Specialty Units have successfully relocated across the network:

  • Rheumatology and Diabetes & Endocrine Services from RGH to FMC in early September 2017.
  • Respiratory Clinical Trials relocated from RGH to the FMC Flats on 11 September 2017.
  • Chemotherapy Infusion Services from RGH to Flinders Infusion Service (FIS) at FMC ON 3 October 2017.

Preparations are also underway to relocate the following services in October and November 2017:

  • Non-chemotherapy infusion services from RGH to the newly established Noarlunga Infusion Centre (FIC), Noarlunga Auditorium.
  • Sleep Services from RGH to FMC and Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic.

Further information will be made available as the transition progresses.

 

Outpatient service moves

Preparations are in place to support the successful transition of a number of outpatient clinics to their new locations across the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN). A total of 50 outpatient services will relocate across the network by November 2017.

To date, the following clinics have successfully relocated across the network:

  • Medical Oncology and Hand Therapy from Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) to Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) on 3 July 2017.
  • Cardiology and Respiratory including the Respiratory Function Laboratories from RGH and Noarlunga Hospital, to Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic on 14 August 2017.
  • Bone Density, Rheumatology (including the FMC clinic) and Vascular from RGH to Marion GP Plus Health Care Centre on 4 September 2017.
  • Radiation Oncology from RGH to Flinders Private Hospital on 4 September 2017.
  • Endocrinology and associated dietetics (including the FMC clinic) and Metabolic Bone to Marion GP Plus Health Care Centre on 11 September 2017.
  • Dermatology, General Medicine and Vascular Medicine from RGH to FMC on 25 September 2017.
  • Gastroenterology and associated dietetics and General Surgery from RGH to Noarlunga Hospital on 3 October 2017.

Preparations are also underway to relocate the following clinics in October 2017:

Preparations are underway to complete the relocation of the outpatient clinics across the network, including:

  • Urology from RGH to Noarlunga Hospital and FMC and Haematology from RGH to Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer at FMC.
  • Ophthalmology from RGH and Noarlunga Hospital to the Flinders Eye Clinic on Laffer (Mark Oliphant Building).
  • Rehabilitation and associated services from RGH to the new Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Building at FMC.
  • Sleep clinics from RGH to FMC and Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic.
  • Renal clinics from FMC to Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease from the FCIC to FMC.
  • Orthopaedics and Plastics clinics from RGH to Noarlunga Hospital.
  • Podiatry and Physiotherapy from RGH to Noarlunga Hospital, FMC and Marion GP Plus Health Care Centre.
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Fee For Service related activity) to Noarlunga Hospital.

 

Rehabilitation, Aged and Palliative Care service moves

All services related to the Division of Rehabilitation, Aged Care & Palliative Care based at the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) are moving to other locations within SALHN.

To date the following services from the Division of Rehabilitation, Aged Care & Palliative Care have transitioned to their new location:

  • Southern Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) from RGH to The Flats at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) on 12 September 2017.
  • Transition Care Program (TCP), Care Awaiting Placement South (CAPS) and Community Geriatric Service from RGH to The Flats at FMC on 18 September 2017.

Preparations are also underway to complete the relocation of the remaining services from the Division of Rehabilitation, Aged Care & Palliative Care, including:

SAPOM service moves

Surgical and Perioperative Medicine (SAPOM) services currently provided at the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) are moving to Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) and Noarlunga Hospital.

The relocation of SAPOM services across SALHN has been planned to better support outpatient service consolidation, improve integration and efficiency of care, and improve consumer experience.

The relocation of SAPOM services commenced in July 2017 with Bowel Health and the Oesophageal Function Lab being the first services to successfully transfer from RGH to FMC.

The remainder of the gastroenterology procedure services successfully transitioned from RGH to the newly established Endoscopy Unit at Noarlunga Hospital, with services starting at the new location on Monday 7 August 2017.

On 4 September 2017, the RGH Ophthalmology service successfully relocated to the Flinders Eye Centre (FEC) at FMC, and preparations are now underway to complete the relocation of the remaining elective surgery services across FMC and Noarlunga Hospital.

Further information will be made available as the transition progresses.

Mental Health service moves

Mental Health services currently provided at the Repatriation General Hospital will move to other locations within the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network:

The transition of services is planned to be finalised by November 2017.

Further information will be made available as the service moves progress.

 

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