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Ward H2 Theatre - RBHP 41

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward H2 Theatre - RBHP 41
Your Placement Contact Wendy Andriessen - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Staff Nurse/PEL

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390736
Your University Contact: Dawn Gawthorpe Programme Lead 0161 295 6482 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Named Mentor and Associate Mentor allocated prior to commencement of placement. Associated Mentors identified in HUB placements.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Four day working week 15 hours per month, 8am start, 30 minutes lunch break.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Patients undergoing numerous ophthalmic procedures under local and general anaesthesia.
  • Care of children undergoing squint and dental surgery under general anaesthesia.
  • Care of patients undoing cardiovision.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Observation Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Drug Administration
  • Principles of Asepsis

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Cannulation
  • ECG
  • Rhythms X
  • Care of the unconscious patient

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Knowledgeable staff
  • Student information board
  • Relevant handouts and leaflets
  • Ophthalmic and Theatre journals

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Monthly multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Daily team briefs
  • Monthly audit meetings

Spoke Placements

One - two week spoke placements in Ward, Clinic and Pre-assessment Area

Additional Information

H2 Eye Unit- Induction Pack

1 day placements to Visual Impairment Team and Corneal Procurement Team

1/2 Day visit to HSDU, Pharmacy and Orthoptic Department

Practice Educator Facilitators - - Royal Bolton Hospital