Handover tips for every shift
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Handover tips for every shift

Maria Jennings Matron, Care of older people, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Clear, concise communication is vital when changing shifts

I’ve seen handovers from many nursing perspectives. Since starting at the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a healthcare assistant in 2005, I have been a staff nurse, sister and ward manager, and I am now a matron.

Nursing Standard. 36, 2, 38-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.2.38.s15

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