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Ward A4 - RBHP 28

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Placement Title Ward A4 - RBHP 28
Your Placement Contact Cheryl Stott, Georgina Hollingworth, Rachael Whittle - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

PEL, Ward Manager

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390670 - Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Your University Contact: Sarah Ratcliffe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Please download the Student Pack prior to commencing placement.

*Please note that this ward was previously C4 and had relocated for the duration of building works.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

To work and follow mentors off duty a minimum of 3 shifts per week throughout the placement.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30am - 3:30pm


1:00pm - 9:00pm


08:45pm - 07:45am

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • To participate and learn about Elderly Care and medicine diabetes
  • Parkinsons Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD)
  • Stroke
  • Ischeamic Heart Disease (IHD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Heart Failure
  • Renal Problems
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
  • Dementia

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Basic Nursing skills
  • Transferable skills
  • Challenging behaviour

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Bowel Disease Care of the Elderly Palliative Care.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Skilled ward staff
  • Specialist nurses
  • Resource from Psychiatry/PCT
  • Spoke placements
  • Student forums

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Exemplar Ward

Spoke Placements

  • Bereavement Team
  • Mental Health
  • OTPhysio
  • Social Worker
  • Endoscopy

Additional Information

Looking forward to meeting you.

Practice Educator Facilitator - - Royal Bolton Hospital