The Transfer of Information During Clinical Handover

The breakdown in the transfer of information during clinical handover is one of the most important contributing factors in serious adverse events and a major preventable cause of patient harm. In Australia, nursing handover practice in mental health settings has largely adopted Australia National Safety and Quality Health Service Standard 6 which outlines 3 categories: governance and leadership for effective clinical handover, clinical handover processes, and patient and carer involvement …

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Dr Monique Faleafa, CEO of Le Va (NZ) to present Keynote at 16th International Mental Health Conference

Dr Monique Faleafa, Chief Executive Officer of  Le Va (New Zealand) and Clinical Psychologist (DClinPsy) will present a Keynote at the 16th International Mental Health Conference (IMHC) being held at QT Hotel Gold Coast (Qld) Thursday 13 August to Friday 14 August 2015. The Conference will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss Mental Health issues confronting Australia and New Zealand. The Conference theme is Mental Health Future For All with topics …

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