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Ward 77 - CMMCP 11

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward 77 - CMMCP 11
Your Placement Contact Jayne Duffy, Emma Cooper, - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Ward 77, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701-7700
Your University Contact: Louise Bowden - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?


What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will be allocated 2 mentors for the duration of their placement. This is normally a Mentor and an Associate Mentor.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30 - 15:30


13:00 - 21:00


20:30 - 08:00

Shift Notes:

We also have a large number of staff working long days. If your mentors are working long days then it would be possible for you to work alongside them in this capacity.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Ward 77 is a surgical ward. Exposure to Tracheostomy care, gastrostomy care, renal transplants, wound care, care planning, peritoneal and haemodialysis, Releasing time to Care programme, audits.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Modified Activities of Daily living

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Nursing observations
  • Medication calculations
  • Wound care and dressings
  • Nutritional care
  • Documentation

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Tracheostomy care - suctioning, changing
  • Catheter care - indwelling and intermittent
  • Bowel washouts
  • Gastrostomy Care
  • Ng Feeding

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • We are currently updating our student orientation pack to include all specialities
  • We have a seminar room with learning aids available to all students
  • Access to internet
  • Access to Trust library facilities

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Currently undertaking:-

  • Pain Audit for Post Op Cleft patients
  • Transition for adolescents into adult services
  • Releasing Time to Care programme

Spoke Placements

  • Cleft specialist Nurses
  • Renal specialist Nurse
  • Urology specialist Nurses
  • Renal Transplant specialist nurse
  • Haemodialysis unit
  • Burns & after care clinic
  • Play specialists
  • Dieticians
  • Physios
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Clinical Co-ordinators

Additional Information

Practice Educational Facilitator - 0161 901 1854