CP55 SBAR handover communication tool


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP55
Issue No
1

Target Audience

All clinical staff.

Purpose

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.

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing Therapies Patient Partnership

Document Author
Deputy Director of Nursing and Therapies
01244 397 662
Temporary Staffing Manager
0151 482 7936


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

01 June 2012

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee

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