Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR)

‘Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation’ known as an ‘SBAR’ is a communications tool that is used to help frame conversations.

The SBAR tool can also be used by members of the healthcare team as a focused way of transferring information about a patient’s condition. See Additional Resources for more information on its use in a clinical setting from the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.

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Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR)

This resource is from the NHS Scotland Quality Improvement HUB

On this website you will find quality improvement topics, tools, case studies, news, current awareness bulletins, and access to the evidence base provided via Evidence into Practice and Health Improvement Evidence.

The Quality Improvement Hub website provides a range of resources to support organisations to improve the quality of healthcare. These Quality Improvement topics cover a range of subjects that are relevant to delivering quality improvement.