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Ward H2 (Eye) - RBHP 39

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward H2 (Eye) - RBHP 39
Your Placement Contact Maria Kirkman - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Staff nurse

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390736
Your University Contact: Dawn Gawthorpe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors and Associate Mentors are identified in all Hub areas.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Shifts may vary according to individual areas - out patients 8am - 5.30pm, ward 7.30am - early, 12.30pm - 800pm late, theatre 8.00am - 5.50pm no night shifts, no weekends.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Day care surgery
  • Emergency
  • Admissions
  • Out Patients clinics
  • Pre-assessment Clinics
  • Corneal Squint
  • Occuloplastics
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Basic observational skills
  • Administration of Medicines
  • Principles of Asepsis
  • Cannulation and Venepuncture

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Use of slit lamp
  • Assessment of visual acuity
  • Instillation of eye drops and implications.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Teaching packs in all areas
  • Student information notice board
  • Journals and books available.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Monthly multi disciplinary audit
  • Meeting to review various aspects relating to optiticalmology
  • Regular team briefs

Spoke Placements

The Unit consists of 3 mainareas - Ward, Clinic and Theatre. The Hub placement will be in one of these areas and the student will spoke out to the other two.

Other spoke areas include Pre-assessment clinic, Orthoptist dept, HSDU, Visual impairment team, Corneal team.

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitators - - Royal Bolton Hospital