Learning the value of providing a good handover
Laura Slim Third-year mental health nursing student, University of Plymouth
The handover process can be nerve-wracking for novices. A third-year student shares her advice on how to cope
In my second year as a mental health nursing student, I was on placement on an older people’s acute mental health ward. The ward had 14 patients and information about every patient was handed over at the end of each shift by one of the nurses.
Nursing Standard. 34, 10, 35-36. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.10.35.s15