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Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Incorporated (SALHN)

Financial statistics
Total expenses: $1042 million
Net cost of providing services: $965 million
Revenues from SA Government: $882 million
Staff benefits liability and related on-costs: $226 million
Workers compensation liability: $24 million
Number of FTEs: 5293

Significant events and transactions
  • Construction of the new $170.5 million Flinders Medical Centre Transforming Health project facilities started in October 2015.
  • In May 2016 the $15 million RSL Repat Park proposal was approved for the future use of the Repatriation General Hospital site.

Financial statement opinion

Financial controls opinion
Key issues:
  • Inadequate review of payroll information and leave management reports
  • Control weaknesses in the system to record nurses time
  • No process to ensure medical officers’ timesheets are approved and submitted
  • Inadequate review of financial delegations in Oracle and Basware
  • Contracts were not established with significant suppliers
  • No review of user access for EPAS or Homer revenue systems
  • EPAS billing validation reports not followed up
  • EPAS private practice billing rejection report not fully actioned