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Orthopaedic Outpatient Department - RBHP 17

Placement Overview

Placement Title Orthopaedic Outpatient Department - RBHP 17
Your Placement Contact Sr. Jill Brown, Sr. Mandy Unsworth or Sr. Heather Sharratt. - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390373
Your University Contact: Sarah Ratcliffe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will be allocated a mentor and an associate mentor on their first day on the department. Whenever possible their off duty will be similar.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday to Friday: 08.30 - 17.00. Or (11.30 - 20.00). Half day is 8.30 - 13.00. Saturday: 08.30 - 13.00 Sunday: 12.30 - 17.00 Weekends are rarely assigned to students as during the week is the busiest time.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Holistic care for patients attending the plaster room, having been involved in trauma.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound care management
  • Casting skills and Care of patient in plaster
  • Knowledge of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective communication
  • Documentation
  • Risk management.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Teaching packs
  • Books, journals
  • Skeleton
  • Posters

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Additional Information

Our philosophy is given to all students in their induction pack.

Practice Educator Facilitators - - Royal Bolton Hospital