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Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery - RBHP 11

Placement Overview

Placement Title Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery - RBHP 11
Your Placement Contact SN M Fagan - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Department Sister and Staff Nurse

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390520/390521
Your University Contact: Mike Barker - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Set hours 8.15am - 5pm Mon - Thurs

Friday Half day either 8:15 - 1pm or 1pm - 5pm

Students can alter day off duty on request

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Clinics - Out patients dealing with referral from dentist or GP Trauma referrals from A&E Theatre - Minor oral surgery under local anaesthetic &/or for Dental extractions and soft tissues biopsies, Main theatre - Day case surgery under general anaesthetic.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Communication
  • Health promotion
  • Theatre Skills - setting up theatre, scrub technique.
  • Dressings and structure removal, managing own work load - clinic

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Dealing with special needs patients, Nurse led Pre assessment Clinic, Pediatric care - management of patients undergoing treatments in out patients setting.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Experienced staff
  • Books
  • Journals

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Blackburn Royal Infirmary - Oral surgery dept, including Head and Neck Clinic - multidisciplinary team managing patients with Head and Neck Cancer.

Additional Information

Day Placements - Churchill Unit - oncology dept at Bolton, Infection Control Team, Histopathology Dept, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic/Ward, HSDU, Lever Chambers Community Dental Dept dealing with patients with special needs. 

Practice Educator Facilitators - - Royal Bolton Hospital