CP55 SBAR handover communication tool
All clinical staff.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that all clinical staff adopt the SBAR tool in order to improve clinical communications. Inadequate verbal or written communication is recognised as being the most common root cause of serious error both clinically and organisationally.
Director of Nursing Therapies Patient Partnership
Deputy Director of Nursing and Therapies
01244 397 662
Temporary Staffing Manager
0151 482 7936
Policy dates & history
01 June 2012
Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee