In this section
This is a local guideline which sits under the overarching procedure titled: Clinical Handover. The purpose of this guideline is to provide nurses across the campus with a consensus based approach to communicating handover requirements of patients in their care
To provide a framework for nursing clinical handover at the RCH.
NB Patients colonised with a multi-resistant organism may only leave ward/room with agreement by treating team/infection prevention and control
See attachment for evidence table.
Please remember to read the
development of this nursing guideline was coordinated by Melody Truman, Director of Nursing Education,
and approved by the Nursing Clinical Effectiveness Committee. Updated December 2015.