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Clinical Research Unit - PAOP 63

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Placement Title Clinical Research Unit - PAOP 63
Your Placement Contact Louise Morby, Lyndsay Scarratt - Send Email
Placement Address Ward C1, The Royal Oldham Hospital. Rochdale Road. Oldham OL1 2JH
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 778 5318, 0161 627 8165
Your University Contact: Penelope Stanford - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Orientation Package
Orientation to environment
Introduction to staff members
Overview of working hours
Tour of facilities
Ground rules student / staff
Student passport

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will work predominantly with their mentors, however will spend time with other members of the team

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Core day 0800 – 1600
Flexible around clinical need

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

The research placement will give students exposure to patients in the following areas in various settings:
Acute Medical Unit

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Currently we do not work to a nursing model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Observe informed consent process
Monitoring vital signs
Patient assessment
Core inter personal skills
Observe venepuncture
Iv drug administration
Medical device use

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Data entry
Screening of patients suitability to clinical trials
GCP training

What resources are available to help students learning?

Orientation package

IT systems




Information packages


What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

We currently run research projects in Oncology, Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Urology, Vascular, Paediatric and
General surgery at this site

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