Country Health SA Local Health Network Incorporated (CHSALHN) is an incorporated hospital. CHSALHN is established by the Health Care Act 2008.
The powers and functions of CHSALHN are to provide health services in rural areas of South Australia.
Under the Health Care Act 2008 the Chief Executive, Department for Health and Ageing assumes direct responsibility for the administration of incorporated hospitals. This includes the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of CHSALHN. The Chief Executive, Department for Health and Ageing cannot give a direction concerning the clinical treatment of a particular person.