Steps to a better handover
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Steps to a better handover

Jane Bruton Clinical research manager, Patient Experience Research Centre, Imperial College London

We follow up our recent feature on effective handovers with tips on what to consider, who to engage, how long to take and how to enhance communication

In my clinical and research experience, all nurses want to improve the way we do handover. For many of us, it often feels pressured, too long, we stress about forgetting something and we work beyond our hours to complete it.

Nursing Standard. 34, 2, 35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.2.35.s15

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