Australia

Mobile X-ray service starts up in SA

A new mobile x-ray service will visit nursing homes in South Australia.

A new South Australian radiology service will bring x-ray equipment direct to nursing home residents.

The mobile imaging service trial will be available to older patients in the southern suburbs who would otherwise attend hospital for an x-ray.

"This is all about our commitment to deliver care closer to home and ease pressure on our EDs," Health Minister Stephen Wade said on Tuesday.

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