Mental Health Community SBAR Prompt Pad

Document first published:
Page updated:
Publication type:
Medical Conditions and Contexts of Care:
Improvement Challenges:

This was developed by The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement as part of their Safer Care programme, to encourage effective communication. Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) is a structured method for communicating critical information that requires immediate attention and action.

Summary

This prompt pad helps staff follow the SBAR approach when discussing patient needs either on the phone or in person.