Ossie Guide to Clinical Handover Improvement
This is a national guide to improve clinical handover practices at shift change in a hospital setting. It assists with the implementation of a standardised process for handover, which is customised to suit the local context.
The OSSIE Guide to Clinical Handover Improvement improves the flow of critical information between healthcare professionals. This helps to ensure patient safety and the continuity of care.
The Guide was endorsed by Australian Health Ministers in 2010.