Nursing Handover and Equipment Checks

 

Reviewed by Nicola Svirskis NE, Victoria Wells NE, Dale Garton
October
2010
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Nursing Handover Receiving Handover Bedside Checks Nurse responibilities Wound Round Handover

Nursing Handover

Receiving Handover

Take a full handover at the bedside for all infants in your care.
Before the previous duty nurse leaves check:

Full Bedside Checks

Nurse responsibilities


Nursing Handover for Ward Round

New admissions to NICU should be presented with a complete medical history by the Registrar or
NS-ANP. There should then be a nursing handover emphasising current condition in terms of
observations, handling and any issues missed in the medical handover.

This should include a brief summary of: