1. Welcome the in-coming staff.
  2. Give ward report on patients to in-coming nurse to read.
  3. Enquire from in-coming nurse if she needs further explanation on occurrences on the ward.
  4. Hand over sensitive information about patients at the nurses, office.
  5. Interact with patients whiles handing over.
  6. Check and confirm information about patients’ charts and notes.
  7. Check with incoming staff if gadgets on patients are functioning e.g. cardiac monitor, intravenous line, oxygen flow metre etc.
  8. Check and hand over controlled medication and other relevant consumables available.
  9. Hand over ward annexes for in-coming nurse to ensure they are clean.
  10. Report on any defects on equipment and requests made for urgent repairs.
  11. Report on departmental instructions and other information.