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Nurses' perceptions of mandatory bedside clinical handovers: An Australian hospital study

Slade, Diana; Murray, Kristen A; Pun, Jack; Eggins, Suzanne


Aims: The research explores (a) nurses’ views of the change to mandatory bedside handovers, and (b) these nurses’ perceptions of their skills in managing this new practice in an Australian hospital. Background: In Australia, nursing bedside handovers are now considered essential in many hospitals, although most nurses received minimal training at the time this policy was instituted. This research establishes a unique quantitative tool to investigate nurses’ views of, and self‐reported actions...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Nursing Management
DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12661


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