Improving the quality of handover by addressing handover culture and introducing a new, multi-disciplinary, team-based handover meeting

Abstract

Handover is a "major preventable cause of patient harm"[1] and this project aims to improve the quality of night handover within a teaching hospitals general medicine department, resulting in the safe transfer of patient care to the night team. Quality of handover was assessed both qualitatively, via structured qualitative interviews with trainees and a… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjquality.u206069.w2989

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@inproceedings{Walton2015ImprovingTQ, title={Improving the quality of handover by addressing handover culture and introducing a new, multi-disciplinary, team-based handover meeting}, author={H Walton and Wendy Munro}, booktitle={BMJ quality improvement reports}, year={2015} }