HNE Handover is a joint publication of Hunter New England Local Health District, the University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

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HNE Handover aims to:

  • increase the profile of Nursing and Midwifery within our region, nationally and internationally
  • foster increased skill and confidence in writing for publication
  • build a culture of evidence based practice, critical review and sharing through publication
  • provide a vehicle for dissemination of information and clinical change projects and innovations
  • showcase the writing of nurses and midwives, either individually or in collaboration with other disciplines
HNE Handover publishes articles with a clinical focus that highlight the work of nurses and midwives and impact on patient outcomes across the range of clinical contexts. Including:

  • Feature articles: Original research and reports of other clinically focussed projects
  • Discussion papers: Scholarly papers and literature reviews that highlight significant issues and challenges, trends and changing practice
  • Clinical focus: Practice problem oriented papers that highlight creative and successful solutions, clinician's team efforts and evaluation of change projects
  • Local interest: Reports on activities, people and processes that are unique to a particular area or service within the Area Health Service and highlight clinicians and their exceptional work
  • Student contributions: Literature reviews, case studies and other scholarly work, possibly based on assignments. These may include articles that result from collaborations between students and academics
  • Resource Articles: Comprehensive articles which focus on writing and reviewing articles for publication or other relevant aspects of professional development and practice.
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