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OSSIE Guide to Clinical Handover Improvement assists with the implementation of a standardised process for handover that is customised to suit the local context. Standardised processes for clinical handover improves the flow of critical information between healthcare professionals. This ensures patient safety and the continuity of care.

The OSSIE Guide to Clinical Handover Improvement

The Guide was endorsed by Australian Health Ministers in 2010 as a national guide to improve clinical handover practices at shift change in a hospital setting.