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Northern Adelaide Local Health Network Incorporated (NALHN)

Financial statistics
Total expenses: $608 million
Net cost of providing services: $576 million
Revenues from SA Government: $563 million
Staff benefits liability and related on-costs: $118 million
Workers compensation liability: $12 million
Number of FTEs: 3231

Significant events and transactions
  • NALHN started the $32 million Modbury Hospital Transforming Health project to upgrade facilities and significantly expand elective surgery capacity.
  • Errors were identified in 2015-16 for leave liabilities and property, plant and equipment, recognised as a prior period adjustment.

Financial statement opinion

Financial controls opinion
Key issues:
  • Control weaknesses in the ProAct time recording system used by nurses
  • Inadequate review of employee level payroll information
  • Review of Basware system access (including delegations) needs to improve
  • No review of user access to Homer revenue system
  • Duplicate invoices processed and paid