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OPD General - RBHP 15

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Placement Title OPD General - RBHP 15
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Your Placement Contact Sr. Irena Waite, Victoria Sherrington - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390390 ext 4025/5322
Your University Contact: Dawn Gawthorpe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

OPD Student orientation package given
Variety of Outpatient clinics or varying speciality.
Spoke placements to other areas

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Allocated prior to placement

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

Days: shifts worked over 4 days to cover clinics.  8am – 6pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Patients attend following referral from G.P
Consultations with doctors, examinations, referral for diagnostic tests/investigations or to therapeutic departments.
Specialist nurse clinics.
Referrals to ancillary services

What nursing model is used for planning care?

A nursing model has not been used, rather nursing practices having been developed through
experience over a period of time, which seems to have achieved good results.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

ANTT
Dressings
Suture removal
Clinical observations

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Internet
Books
Journals
Policies & Procedure files
Library facilities

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Woundcare

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Additional Information