The long awaited release of the independent review into the Mount Gambier Hospital has been released. And a lot of changes have been announced to improve and grow the local health facility.
Country Health SA have accepted 22 recommendations, focusing on increasing staff numbers, recruitment practices, and upping patient safety.
The review focused on patients care and the Emergency Department, which had been of great concern to locals.
Amongst the key recommendations was the need for an electronic system to track patients and putting a staff escalation process in place during busy times.