TITLE

HCAs can play a key role in handover, congress hears

PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;6/25/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The exclusion of healthcare assistants from patient handovers in some hospitals is compromising care, RCN health practitioner committee member Brian Murphy told the college’s congress.
ACCESSION #
96939868

 

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