Key messages

  • The Department of Health & Human Services has developed guidelines to help small rural health services develop a limited x-ray service.
  • The guidelines assist health services to measure community need and implement and monitor the model.
  • Small rural health services within scope have been listed.

The Department of Health & Human Services has developed statewide guidelines for small rural health services wanting to provide a limited x-ray service at their facility.

The guidelines assist small rural health services to:

  • assess the need for limited x-ray services in their community
  • effectively and safely implement the service model
  • monitor the ongoing limited x-ray service.

A list has been supplied of small rural health services that are within scope of the guidelines.