Better Health in
Northern Communities Health Foundation
About the foundation
The Foundation manages a Trust Fund with the income being used to improve the health status of residents in the northern communities of Adelaide, particularly within the districts of the Corporations of Prospect, Walkerville and Port Adelaide/Enfield. Grants and awards are provided by the NCHF Board to promote and assist health and medical-related research, support projects promoting better health and projects or programs incidental to the foregoing objectives.
The Fund was established in 1998 following the closure and sale of assets of the Northern Community Hospital which operated on Main North Road, Prospect from 1952 to 2017.
A voluntary Board of nine members, with skills in Business, Economics, Finance, Medicine (Specialist and General Practice), Medical Academia, Human Resources, Health Management and Legal Services is responsible for the management and administration of the Foundation.