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Ward H3 - RBHP 49

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward H3 - RBHP 49
Your Placement Contact Julie Burns (PEL) - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390209
Your University Contact: Sarah Ratcliffe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Mentor Induction/Orientation Welcome Pack - Please download and print off prior to commencing placement

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Allocated by Ward Manager

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7:30 - 15:30


13:00 - 21:00


20:45 - 07:45

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Holistic Care of Stroke Patients
  • All Nursing Care needs
  • Acute illness
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Complex Care issues

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan & Tierneys Activities of living.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • IV Therapy
  • PEG/NG feeding
  • Drug Administration
  • Pressure area Care
  • Observations
  • Continence Care
  • Personal Care
  • Nutritional needs
  • Risk Assessments
  • Mouth Care Mobility

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Oxygen therapy
  • Suction Injections
  • Catheterisation
  • Infection control measures
  • Wound Care

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Written Information (Stroke Association)
  • Resource Files
  • Formal Teaching Forums
  • Work Based learning packages
  • Library / Computer Facilities

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Exemplar Ward Programme

Spoke Placements

  • Stroke Rehabilitation Ward
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Specialist Stroke Nurse
  • Speech Therapist
  • CT Scan

Additional Information

Stroke patients have unique needs and expectations, with the right to choice, dignity and privacy at all times. Care and treatment will be of the highest possible standard and based on best practice, proven clinical effectiveness. It will be planned in partnership with patients and their carers and all professional members of the wider MDT.

Communication is vital to effective Rehabilitation and the team is committed to improving and sharing knowledge in the best interests of patients and their families.

All the staff looks forward to meeting you on this placement and very much hope you will enjoy your experience with the team.