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Ward D1 - Critical Care - RBHP 4

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward D1 - Critical Care - RBHP 4
Your Placement Contact Andrew Thompson, Richard Webster, Denise McCarthy - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390691
Your University Contact: Karen Higginbotham - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Annual updates held for Mentors/Associates.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30am - 03:30pm


1:00pm - 09:00pm


08:45pm - 7.45am

Shift Notes:

Long days ie 7:30am - 9:00pm can also be worked

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

All aspects of Adult Medicine

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Too numerous to list, a wide variety of skills can be learned.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Experience can be gained from DVT Clinic Chest Pain Nurses and other opportunities available.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Learning packs
  • Small library located on CDU.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

  • DVT Clinic
  • Chest Pain
  • Nurses Discharge
  • RAC Clinic
  • Bed Management
  • Anti-coag Clinic

Additional Information

Excellent learning environment for adult nursing learners.

Good feedback from previous students.

Practice Educator Facilitator -