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Safety and Quality Improvement Guide Standard 6: Clinical Handover, October 2012

Safety and Quality Improvement Guide Standard 6: Clinical Handover, October 2012 (PDF 952 KB)

Safety and Quality Improvement Guide Standard 6: Clinical Handover, October 2012 (Word 5MB)

 

Please note: There has been a correction to Table 1: Clinical handover solution matrix on page 15 of the Safety and Quality Improvement Guide Standard 6: Clinical Handover, October 2012.

The correction changes the previous table to recommend that a detailed transfer letter should be used in situations where a patient is transferred to another facility and where a patient is transferred to/from the community.

An updated version of the table is below (PDF and Word):

Table 1 – Clinical handover solutions matrix, September 2014 (PDF 68KB)

Table 1 – Clinical handover solutions matrix, September 2014 (Word 49KB)